BIO: Denver Riggleman is a Republican representing Virginia’s 5th congressional district. He was sworn into office on Jan. 3, 2019, as part of the new class of incoming legislators.
Riggleman has a bachelor’s degree in foreign affairs from the University of Virginia, an associate degree from Burlington County College and an AAS in avionics systems from the Community College of the Air Force. From 1992 to 1996, he served in the Air Force as a C-141 Starlifter avionics technician at McGuire Air Force Base, New Jersey.
After graduating from UVA in 1998, he served as a commissioned officer with the 366th Fighter Wing and 34th Bomb Squadron at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho. Riggleman and his wife also built, own and operate the Silverback Distillery in Afton, Va.