The United States Air Force Thunderbirds Joining Military Appreciation Night

Posted on 2019-06-18.

USAF Thunderbirds
The USAF Thunderbirds on May 8, 2011 in Smyrna, TN. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt Richard Rose Jr)

The United States Air Force Thunderbirds will be at the Hometown Heroes™ Military Appreciation Night featuring country star Chris Janson at the Fraze Pavilion June 20, 2019. The event will be held to honor our local Airmen with an incredible night of music and celebration.

Concert attendees will have the opportunity to meet and take photos with the Thunderbirds from 7:15 PM to 7:50 PM on the plaza at the Fraze Pavilion.

Lt. Governor Jon Husted will also be in attendance.

The concert is made possible through the generous support of sponsors that include Montgomery County, CareSource, Kettering Health Network, Premier Health, the Dayton International Airport, the Dayton Development Coalition, The Big Hoopla, Lockheed Martin, Sierra Nevada, JJR Solutions, Synchrony Financial and Heidelberg Distributing Co.

Up to 3,000 tickets were donated to Airmen and their families as well as other Wright-Patt military personnel across the base. Tickets were al donated to personnel at the Springfield Air National Guard Base and local veterans. The concert will feature a military vocalist singing the National Anthem.

A limited number of general admission tickets are on sale now at Fraze FanFare in Town & Country Shopping Center or