-->Keni Thomas--> received the Bronze Star for Valor from the United States Army and fought the Black Hawk Down battle in Mogadishu, Somalia. He has since become an award-winning country musician, appeared in the major motion pictures Sweet HomeAlabama and We Were Soldiers, and is the spokesperson for The Hero Fund. Keni also speaks to students and adults around the country about leadership, encouraging them to ?Train as you fight. Fight as you train.? He lives in Nashville, Tennessee.