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Sun Nov 10, 2019, 09:56 AM

A combat soldier's story - Army Ranger Sergeant Keni Thomas from Blackhawk Down (keynote from 2017)

I am posting this in honor of Veterans Day.

Keni Thomas is a gifted, engaging and inspirational storyteller. He shares about his experience during the raid in Mogadishu, Somalia in 1993. He speaks of the Ranger's code and of leadership. He was the keynote speaker at the FAA convention in 2017.

His engaging talk is an hour long, yet if you want just a segment of it, fast forward to watch 10-minutes @24 min - @34 min.



(The acoustics for the song he sings at the end of the clip is poor, so I included one of his music videos.)



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Reply A combat soldier's story - Army Ranger Sergeant Keni Thomas from Blackhawk Down (keynote from 2017) (Original post)
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Response to Equinox Moon (Original post)

Sun Nov 10, 2019, 10:14 AM

1. Thomas is a wonderful speaker, and I love the message he's trying to convey.

I took your advice and listened to the 10 minute chunk in the middle, but later today I will go back and listen to the whole thing. Thanks for posting this.

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Response to Equinox Moon (Original post)

Sun Nov 10, 2019, 10:38 AM

2. Thank you for posting this.

He is a very inspirational speaker and has a wonderful singing voice.

Veteran's Day always brings back memories, some good and some not so good.

To all of us that served and survived, Welcome Back Brothers and Sisters, and to those that didn't return home alive

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Response to dware (Reply #2)

Sun Nov 10, 2019, 11:01 AM

4. You are welcome.

He moved and inspired me when I came across him for the first time this week. He is gifted and has a message for all.

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Response to Equinox Moon (Original post)

Sun Nov 10, 2019, 10:44 AM

3. Big Thanks!

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Response to Equinox Moon (Original post)

Sun Nov 10, 2019, 02:23 PM

5. K&R

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