Thunderbird Field II Veterans Memorial Inc.

Non-profit Organization 501 (C)(3)

Thunderbird Field II Veterans Memorial Inc.

Thunderbird Field II Veterans Memorial Inc., is a non-profit organization 501 (C)(3) aimed at preserving the history and culture of aviation in Scottsdale, providing a tribute to veterans and an educational opportunity for our children.  This organization is comprised of individuals from many different backgrounds who share a common passion for aviation, history and military heritage.

Each of our members & contributors are key to the development of this project.

Members & Board


Steve Ziomek – Former Commissioner & Chairman, Scottsdale Airport Advisory Commission; Current Scottsdale Business Owner; Major & Command Pilot, U.S. Civil Air Patrol; U.S. Coast Guard Academy graduate and former Coast Guard Rescue Pilot.

Bruce Weber – Vietnam Veteran, (USAF Capt.); Retired business owner; private pilot and Captain, U.S. Civil Air Patrol; Project Consultant

Tony Hudson – CEO, GI Joe Coffee Company, Inc.; holds an MBA in eBusiness and an MS in Internet Marketing; U.S.Air Force Academy graduate; former Air Force fighter pilot.

Michael Kuzmik – Architect, Instructor Scottsdale Community College;  Vietnam Veteran, US Navy Seabees (MCB5)

Joell Adams – Certified Public Accountant

Cory Little – Commissioner, Scottsdale Airport Advisory Commission; Arizona Business Aviation Association (AZBAA) member; Associate, Phoenix based multi-national aerospace company





Special Advisors:


Jim Lane – Mayor, City of Scottsdale 

Mark Hiegel – Pres & CEO, Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce

Barry Goldwater Jr. – Former United States Representative

Gary Mascaro – City of Scottsdale Aviation Director

Rob Schwister – President, Alerus Bank & Trust, Scottsdale, AZ

Rodger Wells – Commander – Scottsdale American Legion Post 44

Mathew Wright –  General Manager, Jackson Hole Aviation

John Meyer –  Principal and Designated Broker of Airport Property Specialists, LLC.

Ashely Trussell – Executive Director DreamCatchers

Please Help & Support our Military Members & WWII Veterans

Your Donation will Make The Thunderbird Field II Veterans Memorial Possible and Gives Your a Tax Deductible Donation.


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