Thunder Command Center

From high above Derby City, it was the folks inside the Thunder Command Center who made Kentucky Derby Festival’s Opening Ceremonies Thunder Over Louisville go off without a hitch on April 22.

Photos by Tim Valentino.

  • Garrett Strassler with Jess Tyler of Q103.1 and Shane Collins of 106.9.

  • Treva Brockman and Wes and Terri Rutledge.

  • Hannah Kingsbury, SSG Rick Harriss, Ashley Moore, Nick Vinson, Danielle Young and Tiffany Sims.

  • Wayne and Pam Hettinger with a sign for their friend at NASA.

  • Wayne and Pam Hettinger.

  • Al Cornish, Stacey Robinson, Dr. Yvonne Austin and Cheryl Fisher.

  • Sydney Reede, McKenna Bootes, Claire Strother and Tara Johnson.

  • Bill Fisher and Al Cornish.

  • Lauren Wright, Toby Daniel and Freda Chapman.