- Director Region South East
- Board of Directors, Region South East Staff
Phyllis Wilson retired after 37 years of military service and appointment of the Command Chief Warrant Officer (CCWO) U.S.Army Reserve, Phyllis works full-time to help raise awareness of the impacts of both physical and invisible wounds such as PTSD due to service to the community and nation. Phyllis has been an active supporter and participant of all the Allied Forces Foundation (AFF) events and looks to coordinate the families programs in the U.S.
In 2015, while still serving in the U.S. Army, Phyllis J. Wilson founded Wounded Warriors Have Families Too, Inc. (WWHFT), a Florida based philanthropic organization with a mission to enrich the lives and relationships of wounded, injured or ill (WII) military, veterans and first responder FAMILIES through shared experiences at extremely physically challenging international events. Participation in events such as the Bataan Memorial Death March, the Army Ten Miler, the Cateran Yomp in Scotland and the 5 Day Marathon in Denmark helps to reconnect the families and provide lifetime memories of shared accomplishments.
On March 8, 2017, CW5 Phyllis J. Wilson was inducted into the Army Women’s Foundation Hall of Fame on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.
Phyllis Wilson is the Florida Ambassador for the Women in Military Service for America (WIMSA) Memorial – https://www.womensmemorial.org/ the only major national memorial honoring all women who have defended America throughout history from the Revolutionary War to today.
Effective July 1, 2018, Phyllis is the first Army Warrant Officer ever selected to serve as a member of the Association of the United States Army’s (AUSA) Council of Trustees. Other members of the Council include GEN Ann Dunwoody, SMA Jack Tilley and Medal of Honor Recipient – MSG (Retired) Leroy Petry. https://www.ausa.org/executive-leadership