PRLog (Press Release)
- Nov. 26, 2012 - Nashville, Tennessee
- the Honorable Governor of Tennessee has honored Earl Reginald Stevenson
with Tennessee's highest honor as “Colonel, Aide de camp, Governor’s staff". Those who receive this award are recorded by the Secretary of State of Tennessee with those who have been commissioned into the State Guard and Tennessee National Guard. This award is considered equivalent to actual military commissions and the recipient is commissioned as full Colonel. The Governor also named him an Honorary Tennessean and a Tennessee Ambassador of Goodwill. Stevenson is a former U.S. Marine, a commissioned Colonel, and life member of Mensa. Stevenson is a close friend of actor, Johnny Depp and is a direct descendant of John Stevenson, one of the first settlers at Jamestown, Virginia. Stevenson was recently nominated by legendary British rock icon Sir Cliff Richard for The Order of the British Empire to be bestowed by Her Majesty, The Queen. Stevenson is a well known friend of actor Johnny Depp, Lisa Marie Presley, David Carradine, Jan-Michael Vincent, Walking Tall's Bo Svenson, Bo Hopkins, former FEMA Director and Undersecretary of Homeland Security Michael D. Brown. Stevenson also holds a coveted Kukkiwon 4th Dan Black Belt in Taekwondo and also holds a 5th Dan Black Belt in Taekwondo from Elvis Presley's instructor.