SMSgt Cynthia Seipert

JROTC Instructor

SMSgt Cynthia Seipert began her military career in the active US Army as a Private E-1, serving as a Personnel Systems Software Analyst from 1993-1996 at Fort Bliss, Texas. Joining the US Air Force Reserves in 1998 as an E-4 Senior Airman, she became a Health Services Administrator with the 419th Medical Squadron at Hill Air Force Base, Utah. SMSgt Seipert was selected as a First Sergeant in 2006, serving in the 419th Fighter Wing Newcomers Flight, then transitioned to the 419th Communications Squadron. In 2007, she was selected for the Air Force Reserves flagship program NCO Leadership Development Course, based out of Robins AFB, Georgia. Within 14 months, she was chosen as an Evaluator, training incoming facilitators and mentoring struggling facilitators. In addition to instructing over 600 first-line supervisors at bases all over the nation, SMSgt Seipert also participated in two curriculum rewrites, responding to landmark changes within the Air Force and preparing future leaders for success. In 2009, SMSgt Seipert launched the Air Force Reserves Yellow Ribbon Program for northern Utah, assisting more than 300 Airman and their families through the deployment process. Responding to a Presidential Mobilization, she left the Yellow Ribbon program to deploy with the 419th Civil Engineer Squadron to Afghanistan from 2010-2011. Upon her return, SMSgt Seipert left the First Sergeant field and rejoined the 419th Medical Squadron, focusing on self-inspections, auditing, evaluations, and awards/decorations.  After 20 years of service, she retired from the Air Force Reserves in 2015