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Hear Congressman Denver Riggleman talk a little about his background and experience before his current role as Representative of Virginia's 5th District.
Congressman Riggleman (R, VA-05) Discusses post-COVID trade with China and our future trade and technology relationship.
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Chris Saxman of Virginia FREE and Congressman Denver Riggleman (R, VA-05) discuss the pending removal of statues along Richmond's Monument Avenue.
Congressman Riggleman (R, VA-05) discusses his take on the controversy surrounding the committee nominating process for the 5th District Congressional seat.
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Congressman Riggleman (R, VA-05) on a Virtual Town Hall with Chris Saxman of Virginia FREE gives some closing thoughts on the upcoming primary, where he believes the Republican party and politics in general should be focusing on. Plus: a definitive decision on who has the best chicken!
Join us LIVE for a Virtual Town Hall with Rep. Denver Riggleman hosted by Virginia FREE.
Thursday, June 4th 1:00pm
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We'll be discussing current affairs, Congressman Riggleman's upcoming nomination for the 5th District Convention & taking your questions!
Congressman Riggleman is endorsed for re-election by President Donald Trump. He is a member of the House Financial Services Committee and the China Task Force. Before coming to Congress, Denver Riggleman served as an Air Force Intelligence officer and mission planned the first bombing missions in Afghanistan following the September 11th attacks.
Rep. Denver Riggleman (R, VA)
Between 1992 and 1996, Denver served in the United States Air Force (USAF) as a C-141 Starlifter enlisted avionics technician at McGuire AFB, New Jersey. Denver was awarded a scholarship to the University of Virginia in 1996. He graduated in 1998 and then subsequently served as a commissioned officer with the 366th Fighter Wing and 34th Bomb Squadron at Mountain Home AFB, Idaho and in the National Security Agency (NSA) at Fort Meade, Maryland.
Denver Riggleman and his wife, Christine, dreamed for years of starting their own distillery, and in 2013 built, and now operate, Silverback Distillery in Afton, Virginia. Denver and his wife currently distill and distribute Gin, Vodka and Whiskeys. Denver has also been CEO of several defense contracting companies. Denver and Christine understand what it takes to run a small competitive family business in a tough regulatory environment.
Denver earned an A.A. from Burlington County College in 1996, an A.A.S. degree in Avionics Systems from the Community College of the Air force in 1996, a BA (with Distinction) in Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia in 1998 and a Masters Certificate in Program Management from Villanova in 2007.
Denver Riggleman was born in Virginia and grew up in Manassas. Denver graduated from Stonewall Jackson High school in 1988, where he played football. In 1989, he married his wife, Christine, who attended high school at Osbourn High School, also in Manassas. Denver and Christine live in Nelson County and have three children, Lauren, Abigail, and Lillian.
After serving as a multi-int intelligence officer (weaponeering and targeting) for the USAF, Denver was posted to the National Security Agency in 2003, where he supported science and technology development, operational analysis, joint special project support, and Counter-Improvised Explosive Device (C-IED) activities. In 2007, he co-founded Analyst Warehouse LLC (AWL) to provide intelligence consulting to the NSA, Services and other government agencies (OGA).