VSN Peer Leaders

Peer Leader Stephanie Smart

Stephanie Smart

Ft Worth, TX Stephanie Smart is a proud Air Force Active-Duty Spouse and passionate about mental health and helping other Active-Duty Military … Read more

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Lauren Aguon

Kennesaw, GA Lauren is the wife of an OEF/OIF U.S. Navy Corpsman combat veteran. She is also a mom to … Read more

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Jacklin Cardentey

Richmond, TX Jacklin Cardentey, or Jackie, is an education administrator with over 15 years of experience specializing in creating inclusive … Read more

Emma Martin

Riverview, FL Emma Martin is a seasoned military spouse and proud mother of two active-duty military service members. She and her husband, … Read more

Doris DeRaum

Doris DeRamus

El Paso, TX -Doris’ journey from being a devoted partner to a resilient surviving spouse is an inspiring testament to … Read more

Sue Watson

Sue Watson

Pittsburgh, Pa. -Sue is the daughter of a World War II, Marine and Iwo Jima survivor. Sue and her partner, … Read more

Lydiah Owiti-Otienoh

Southbury, CT -Lydiah is a Kenyan-born Lawyer, Project Manager, and International Development consultant. She relocated to the United States to … Read more

Christina Whittemore

Converse, TX -Christina is the daughter of a Marine Vietnam Veteran and the spouse of a Wounded Warrior Marine.  Christina … Read more

Rosa Kline

Harlingen, TX -An Air Force Veteran served active duty from 2001-2011 and 2011-2013 reserve time.Some of the positions held in … Read more

Janie Smith

Copperas Cove, TX -I am Janie Smith and have been a military/veteran spouse and mother of career soldiers for over … Read more