American Snippets with Barb Allen and Dave Brown

E047 - Chuck Ray - Overcoming Obstacles

Episode Summary

Chuck Ray was just 17 years old when he signed his life over to the Marine Corps. It became his way of life- his family, his identity, until an IED that could have ended his life ended his career, instead. Now like so many other veterans tossed back into civilian life, Chuck was faced with a new enemy - uncertainty. His path from the Marine Corps to the ranks of this country's hottest new companies is packed with lessons for anyone faced with obstacles in their own lives. His message to Gold Star Families and all who served is one of reassurance and faith in the mission that so many sacrificed for.

Episode Notes

Chuck Ray was just 17 years old when he signed his life over to the Marine Corps. It became his way of life- his family, his identity, until an IED that could have ended his life ended his career, instead. Now like so many other veterans tossed back into civilian life, Chuck was faced with a new enemy - uncertainty.  His path from the Marine Corps to the ranks of this country's hottest new companies is packed with lessons for anyone faced with obstacles in their own lives. His message to Gold Star Families and all who served is one of reassurance and faith in the mission that so many sacrificed for.