Bree Fram
Lieutenant Colonel

Bree Fram is an active duty lieutenant colonel and astronautical engineer in the United States Space Force. She is also the President of SPARTA, a non-profit that advocates and educates about transgender military service on behalf of 1400 transgender service members.

Lt Col Fram is currently assigned to the Pentagon to lead space acquisition policy development. Prior to recommissioning into the Space Force in 2021, she served 18 years in a wide variety of Air Force positions including a Research and Development command position and an oversight role for all Air Force security cooperation activity with Iraq.

Bree came out publicly as transgender on the day the transgender ban in the military was dropped in 2016 and transitioned while in a command position. She is currently one of the highest ranking out transgender officers in the United States military.

Bree has appeared on ABC and NBC news, PBS News Hour, and NPR’s All Things Considered, Morning Edition, and 1A. Her writing has been featured in the Washington Post, Military Times, Inkstick, and LGBTQ Nation. She’s been a featured speaker on leadership, diversity and inclusion, and LGBTQ+ topics at Fortune 500 corporations, universities, and military and government organizations.

Bree is the co-editor of the book With Honor and Integrity: Transgender Troops in Their Own Words from NYU press.
,br>Bree has been married for 17 years to Peg Fram and they have two girls, aged 13 and 9.