Gene Simmons was really at the pentagon and he actually did a press briefing and no this is not a joke. The KISS front man stood at the podium and thanked the nation's troops among many other things. According to social media, Simmons choked back tears as he spoke of his mother, a holocaust survivor.
Simmons was there to help promote the military as part of the Pentagon’s public relations push #Knowyourmil
You can watch a few clips from the press briefing below and you can read more about it here