Combat veteran and entertainer Keni Thomas performs the song, “Not Me,” to wrap up his one-hour storytelling and music performance Thursday, Aug. 25, during the fifth annual Veteran Impact Celebration at MTSU in the Student Union Ballroom. A recipient of a Bronze Star for valor and American Patriot Award, Thomas was part of special operations in Somalia in 1993. (MTSU photo by James Cessna)

Combat veteran and entertainer Keni Thomas performs the song, "Not Me," to wrap up his one-hour storytelling and music performance Thursday, Aug. 25, during the fifth annual Veteran Impact Celebration at MTSU in the Student Union Ballroom. A recipient of a Bronze Star for valor and American Patriot Award, Thomas was part of special operations in Somalia in 1993. (MTSU photo by James Cessna)

Combat veteran and entertainer Keni Thomas performs the song, “Not Me,” to wrap up his one-hour storytelling and music performance Thursday, Aug. 25, during the fifth annual Veteran Impact Celebration at MTSU in the Student Union Ballroom. A recipient of a Bronze Star for valor and American Patriot Award, Thomas was part of special operations in Somalia in 1993. (MTSU photo by James Cessna)

Combat veteran and entertainer Keni Thomas performs the song, “Not Me,” to wrap up his one-hour storytelling and music performance Thursday, Aug. 25, during the fifth annual Veteran Impact Celebration at MTSU in the Student Union Ballroom. A recipient of a Bronze Star for valor and American Patriot Award, Thomas was part of special operations in Somalia in 1993. (MTSU photo by James Cessna)