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Thunderbirds - What a Show!

Updated: Jul 29, 2019

The Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Cheyenne Frontier Days hosted a special "Thank You Reception" for the Thunderbirds' Air Show Performance on Cheyenne Day, Wednesday, July 24th at the Cheyenne Old West Museum. The event was made possible by KLJ Engineering and The Boeing Company, along with a number of Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce Initiative Sponsors.

The event featured remarks from Governor Gordon, Mayor Marian Orr, Commissioner Linda Heath and the Thunderbirds themselves.

The Thunderbirds attended with their significant others:

  • Thunderbird 1, Thunderbird Commander, Lieutenant Colonel John Caldwell and his spouse Christine

  • Thunderbird 2, Major Will Graeff and his spouse Christine

  • Thunderbird 3, Captain Michael Brewer and his spouse Katie

  • Thunderbird 4, Major Whit Collins and his spouse Eileen

  • Thunderbird 5, Major Matt Kimmel

  • Thunderbird 6, Major Michelle Curran

  • Thunderbird 7, Lieutenant Colonel Eric Gorney and his spouse Jen

  • Thunderbird 8, Major Jason Markzon

  • Thunderbird 9, Lieutentant Colonel Noel Colls and his spouse April

  • Thunderbird 10, Captain Lauren Venturini

  • Thunderbird 11, Captain Kassandra Mangosing

  • Thunderbird 12, Major Ray Geoffrey and his spouse Tazi

Also attending was Brigadier General Robert Novotny and his spouse, Dawn Novotny.

Special Thank You to the Initiative Sponsors:


Blue Federal Credit Union

Capitol Roofing, Inc.

Century 21 Bell Real Estate

Coldwell Banker The Property Exchange

Halladay Motors, Inc.

High West Energy Companies

Jonah Bank of Wyoming

Midas Auto Service Experts

Nuvision Federal Credit Union

RE/MAX Capitol Properties

Spradley Barr Motors, Inc

UniWyo Federal Credit Union

Wyoming Bank & Trust



Affordable Roofing


ANB Bank

Black Hills Energy

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Wyoming

Charles Schwab

Cheyenne Regional Medical Center

Express Employment Professionals

Face Time Business Resources

First American Title

First State Bank

Holland & Hart

HollyFrontier Cheyenne Refining LLC

Iron Mountain Contracting, LLC

Laramie County Abstract & Title Company

Magic City Enterprises, Inc.


National Property Inspections

Pinnacle Bank

Platinum Real Estate

Steil Surveying Services, LLC

Taco Johns International Inc


Walmart Store 1315

Western States Bank

Western Vista Credit Union

Woodhouse Roden Nethercott, LLC


Burns Insurance Agency Inc

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Cheyenne

Floyds Truck Center, Inc.

Haselden Construction

Heinrich Marketing, Inc.

High West Digital Solutions

High West Wiring

RBC Wealth Management

TownePlace Suites Southwest

WYHY Federal Credit Union


B’s Baked Goods

Burlington Northern Railroad

Central Bank & Trust

Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Foundation

Clays Well Service

Dad’s Donuts featuring The Boys Brew

Dazbog Coffee

Element Church

First Education Federal Credit Union

First Family Properties LLC

First Interstate Bank

FirsTier Bank

Harmony Hearth & Home


Iron Creek Construction LLC

KIA of Cheyenne

Livin’ Well Family Chiropractic

Montessori School of Cheyenne


Oregon Trail Bank

Premier Bone & Joint Centers

Private Eyes Window Tint & Design

Roberts Lighting Service

Rocky Mountain International


Some Like It Hot

Stonescape Steel Roofing

The Cheyenne Post

Tobin & Associates, P.C.

Villegas Trasnsport LLC

Wyoming Home


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