Who We Are

We are the Thunderbird Chapter 189 of the Air & Space Forces Association, located in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Our mission

To support the efforts of the AFA and to support the Airmen and families stationed at Creech and Nellis Air Force Bases, across the State of Nevada. All members are invited to attend quarterly executive council meetings.

To accomplish this, we:

  • EDUCATE the public on the critical need for unrivaled aerospace power and a technically superior workforce to ensure national security

  • ADVOCATE for aerospace power, and promote aerospace and STEM education and professional development

  • SUPPORT readiness for the Total Air and Space Forces, including Active Duty, National Guard, Reserve, civilians, families and members of the Civil Air Patrol

AFA Thunderbird Chapter 189 Executive Council

Reza Karamooz

Chapter President

Bobi Oats

National Director, West Area

Jimmy Clark

Head of AFA Golf Tournament

Floyd Cisco
VP Membership
Lisa Dupere
VP Community Partners
Reza Karamooz

VP of Aerospace Education

Tom (TJ) Mcgrath
Chapter Vice President