Roman Rivera is a wounded vet from Janesville, and he was presented with an all expenses paid, 4-bedroom home for his family. Here is the press release from Rock Fest:
Rock Legends KISS Headlined the 20th Anniversary Saturday, July 20 at Rock Fest ~ Cadott, Wisconsin. They not only brought insane energy and crowd-pleasing theatrics, they brought a Stage show & sound Fans will not soon forget. They also brought a tear to many eyes when Paul Stanley stopped the show to call a Wounded Hero, Ramon Rivera, on stage before the last song of the night and presented him with a Mortgage-free Home on behalf of KISS, Military Warriors Support Foundation, Impact Gel & Rock Fest.
Stanley spoke to the crowd, saying “We have special guests with us tonight I’d like to bring out. Roman Rivera & his wife Michelle, and Ken from Military Warriors Support Foundation please join me out here. Roman is a Wisconsin native everybody. He is also a decorated Veteran. He was severely injured during his combat tour in Iraq by an improvised bomb. He is a tried & true HERO. We have the privilege of presenting Roman and his family with a Mortgage-free, 2-story, 4 bedroom 3-car attached garage home in Janesville, Wisconsin.. Again, completely mortgage free. Please join me in congratulating Roman and thank you to everyone for their service to our Country! Special thanks to Military Warriors Support Foundations, Impact Gel, Chase Bank & Rock Fest for helping to make this happen tonight.”
Roman was hugged, hi-fived & thanked for his service as one of USA’s best by all members of KISS as well as led off-stage by a deafening chant from the crowd of “USA, USA, USA” with everyone in the Venue pumping fists in the air in thanks and pride for our Country’s Military.
Military Warriors Support Foundation and Impact Gel also presented Roman with a key to his new home following the show Backstage on behalf of Chase Bank. www.