Alma Linda Shipp is a 9.5 year Veteran of the U.S. Air Force and served in the Finance career field. She was stationed in Germany, New Mexico, and Wichita Falls as well as having served a tour in Iraq in support of Operations Iraqi Freedom. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Financial Management and a Master's in Business Administration. 

 


Robin Harder is a 20 year Veteran of the U.S. Army. She served as a Russian and Spanish Cryptologic Linguist and was stationed in  Maryland, New York, North Carolina, California (x2), Texas (x4), Germany, and Italy. She is a Combat Veteran who deployed for 12 months to Afghanistan. She holds an MS in Nonprofit Management from Our Lady of the Lake University, and a BA in Women's Studies. She is also a 2018 Inductee into the San Antonio Women's Hall of Fame. Finally, Robin is an active member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 7108 and has served as their Jr. Vice Commander for 2 years. 

 


   WVSA Secretary:     Alma Linda Shipp

Denise Desuacido is 24 year Veteran of the U.S. Air Force. She served in the Health Services Management career field. She was stationed in Germany, Florida, Massachussets, Korea, Japan, Turkey, Italy, and California as well as having served two tours in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom to include Afghanistan. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Sociology, a Masters in Business Administration and a Masters in Health Information Management. She is a member of the local Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7108. 

 


  • 2013- Started on meetup.com
  • 2015-Active on Facebook
  • 2016-Elected our first Council Members/Leadership
  • 2016-Became a nonprofit 501(c)(19) Veterans organization​
  • 2017-Active on Twitter 
  • 2017-Active on Instagram

Helping Veterans,

                        one woman at a time

Tracey Yeomans is a 22 year Veteran of the U.S. Army and served in the Air Defense Artillery Branch. She was stationed in Germany, Louisiana, Texas, and Korea. She deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. She holds a BA in History and an MBA in Human Resources Management. 

 


   WVSA Vice President:     Denise Desuacido

   WVSA Treasurer:     Tracey Yeomans

Meet our

WVSA Leadership


Past Leaders

WVSA History

  • 2017
    • Pres: Robin Harder
    • VP: Denise Desuacido
    • Treasurer: Tracey Yeomans
    • Sec: Alma Linda Shipp
  • 2016
    • Pres: Robin Harder
    • VP: Denise Desuacido
    • Treasurer: Tracey Yeomans
    • Sec: Alma Linda Shipp
  • 2013-2015
    • Robin Harder (Founder)

   WVSA President:     Robin D. Harder