Collection: Bree Fram

Colonel Bree Fram is an astronautical engineer in the US Space Force. She is the co-author of Forging Queer Leaders: How the LGBTQIA+ Community Creates Impact From Adversity and the co-editor of With Honor and Integrity: Transgender Troops in Their Own Words and hosts the podcast Forged in Fire: LGBTQ+ Leadership. Bree leads the Department of the Air Force LGBTQ+ Initiatives Team and is a former President of SPARTA, a non-profit that advocates and educates about transgender military service.

In her day job, Bree leads acquisition policy development for the Space Force. Prior to recommissioning into the Space Force in 2021, she served 18 years in Air Force positions including a Research and Development command position and leading Air Force security cooperation with Iraq.  

Bree came out publicly on the day the transgender ban in the military was dropped in 2016. She served through the re-imposition of a ban from 2019-2021 and is currently one of the highest ranking out transgender officers in the United States military.

Bree has appeared on ABC, NBC, NPR and PBS News. She’s a featured speaker on leadership, diversity, and inclusion at corporations, universities, and government organizations. She’s also a member of the State Department’s Speaker program which connects foreign audiences with American experts.