The U.S. Army Golden Knights Parachute Team, who will be appearing for the first time-ever at Thunder Over Utah is the U.S. Army’s official aerial demonstration team. The team travels around the United States, performing parachute demonstrations at air shows, major league football and baseball games, and special events, connecting the Army with the American people. The Team represents the finest of Soldiers and personifies the Army Values, showing the world the professionalism, precision and discipline of today’s modern Army. The Golden Knights have two different demonstration teams, the Gold and the Black. The Gold team led by SFC Dustin Peregrin will perform at this year's Thunder Over Utah.
“The Golden Knights are obviously one of the top air show performance teams in the world and we are very honored to be adding them to what is a world-class lineup of first-time performers at Thunder,” said Kevin Walsh, Air Show Director for Thunder Over Utah.
The Golden Knights join the Blue Angels in what will be a sensational lineup of the top air show acts on the circuit. Top-tier civilian and military performers, classic military aircraft, as well as a full slate of static displays and kid-friendly attractions will be announced soon.
Discounted tickets for the show are on sale now at www.ThunderOverUtah.com. The show will be offering their deepest discount on tickets until February 8th. Because of the family nature of the event, this year the air show will also offer a "Family Day" discount for all Sunday general admission tickets. Corporate participation/sponsor programs are also now available, and additional information is available at www.ThunderOverUtah.com. Fans can also register at the site to receive updates about ticket information, updates on performer additions to the show, and other show information.
Ticket sales from the show will benefit several community organizations. Some of the organizations that benefited from the 2012 show included the Boy Scouts of America, Dixie JROTC, Rotary, and Western Sky Warbirds Museum.
High resolution images and b-roll of the Golden Knights and Blue Angels are available upon request from Herb Gillen Agency.
(PHOTO CUTLINE): The United States Army Golden Knights Parachute Team will appear July 25th - 27th, 2014 at the Thunder Over Utah Air Show at St. George Municipal Airport in St. George, Utah. This is the Golden Knights first - ever appearance at Thunder Over Utah.