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Hi I'm Lindsay

I'm a husband and father. I serve others as an Enlisted Aviator in the Air Force. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in the LDS church with a great family. Throughout school I was never outstanding in academics but loved sports and the outdoors. I competed as a sprinter/hurdler in high school, but most of my hobbies took place outside of school. I loved rollerblading, mountain biking, rock-climbing, canoeing, etc. After High School I went to Community College for a year before deciding to serve a two year mission for the Mormon Church. I was called to serve in the Salt Lake City area, of all places, and loved the experience. I was able to see others make huge changes in their lives, and I was able to grow as well. Shortly after returning to my hometown, I enlisted in the Air Force as an Inflight Refueling Operator (Boom Operator). I completed training over the following year and then received my first assignment, right back in my home town. This did work out as a blessing for me, because I dated my wife during this period, and we were married in the Spokane, WA temple. We moved on to California where I was transferred by the military. We had another great blessing come into our lives as Erik was born. I continued as a Flight Test Boom Operator, developing and evaluating aircrafts ability to refuel inflight. A great assignment which led to an exchange program with the Royal Australian Air Force. Now our family is on a new adventure Down Under.

Why I am a Mormon

My father was a convert to the Mormon religion in his late teenage years. I grew up learning the teachings of the LDS church, but didn't make a concerted effort to know that it's teachings were true until I was 19 and started trying to figure out what I was going to do with my life. I devoted time to earnestly praying and reading scriptures to know if the things I had grown up hearing were true. I could feel in my heart, that there was something more to this life, that there was a God, and a purpose for all of us being here. That's what drove me to serve a mission and raise my famly in a faith promoting home.

How I live my faith

I have volunteered time in many different jobs in the Mormon Church. I've enjoyed my time in all of them, from being a counselor to the Bishop, President of the teenage boys youth program, teaching children in Sunday School, and assisting the fulltime missionaries. I feel this time has helped me grow as much, or even more than those I was able to interact with. I try to always keep "the big picture" at the front of my mind, as opposed to the trivial things we seem to get wrapped up with as a society.