Portraits of American Veterans Project
By Jeanine Hill-Soldner


Sharon Hill Sprenger
by Jeanine Hill-Soldner

Sharon Hill Sprenger
United States Air Force, Parachute Rigger
Peace Keeper, Philippine Conflict
Florida National Guard, Inactive
Readiness Reserve
1979– 94

Raised in a military family, Sharon was born in Camp Lejeune,, North Carolina. Her father was decorated 30 year career Marine who served in WW II, Korea, and Vietnam. The youngest of four girls she enlisted in the Air Force soon after high school. Her basic training began at Chanote, Illinois where she became a parachute rigger and Survival Equipment Specialist. After training she was stationed at Clark Air Force Base in the Philippines for the following 3 ½ years. Following discharge from the Air Force, Sharon enlisted in the National Guard Reserves and was called for duty during the clean-up effort after Hurricane Andrew destroyed South Florida in 1991. When she was discharged from the National Guard Sharon studied alternative healing and is today a licensed Massage Therapist and Yoga instructor. She has one daughter and two grandsons. Sharon is the Artist’s sister.

Home: Palatka, FL

Medium: Oil on canvas
Size: 30" x 40"
Price: Not For Sale