Fargo Police Officer Matt Niemeyer has been selected as the Hometown Hero to ride in the U.S.A.F. Thunderbird’s two-seater F-16 Fighting Falcon this Friday, July 19 at 10:30 a.m. The elite aerial squadron accepts nominations each year for an individual who has “performed a heroic act, changed a life or is simply an everyday hero.” The Fargo Police Department is proud Community Trust Officer Matt Niemeyer has been chosen for this amazing opportunity. Video from the cockpit will be provided after his ride. The U.S.A.F. Thunderbirds are in Fargo this weekend performing in the Fargo Airsho both Saturday and Sunday.