Tommy presented with Kentucky Colonel Commission

Feb 25, 2020 | Posted in News & Updates

Submitted by Patrick Murphrey

On February 7, 2020, Tommy Thayer, lead guitarist for the legendary rock band KISS, was presented with his Kentucky Colonel Commission. The Commission was granted by former Kentucky Governor Matthew G. Bevin. The presentation was made backstage prior to the KISS show in Charlottesville, VA on KISS’s End of the Road World Tour.

Tommy presented with Kentucky Colonel Commission

Patrick Murphrey presents Tommy with Kentucky Colonel Commission

A Kentucky Colonel Commission is the Commonwealth of Kentucky’s highest honor.

Tommy was nominated for the commission in recognition of Tommy’s support of our military, his support of and service in higher education, and his philanthropic efforts in support of medical care for children.

Congratulations, Tommy!