Bryan (Bree) Fram

Lieutenant Colonel Bryan Bree Fram, B, is an active duty astronautical engineer (rocket scientist) in the US Air Force. B has served in a wide variety of Air Force positions including recently in a Research and Development command position and in an oversight role for all Air Force security cooperation and security assistance activity with Iraq.

In earlier assignments Lt Col Fram served in the Air Force Directorate of Strategic Plans, was a Legislative Fellow at the US Capitol serving on the staff of Congresswoman Madeleine Bordallo, served multiple tours as a program manager for satellite and technology programs and deployed to Qatar and Iraq as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Lt Col Fram publicly came out as transgender (gender-fluid/non-binary) on the day the transgender ban in the military was dropped in 2016. B's use of name and pronouns are based on gender-presentation, electronically either work. B has received the warm support of friends, family and colleagues.

Lt Col Fram is a board member of SPART*A, an organization that advocates and educates about transgender military service and is dedicated to the support and professional development of over 750 transgender service members. B has provided a number of educational briefings on transgender and diversity issues to military and civilian audiences and is available for speaking engagements or media requests.

B has been married for 14 years to Peg Fram and they have two girls, age 10 and 6.


Service Locations:
2018 - Pres Rome, NY
2015 - 2018 The Pentagon, Washington DC
2014 - 2015 The Capitol, Washington DC
2011 - 2014 Buckley AFB, CO
2007 - 2011 Los Angeles AFB, CA
2005 - 2007 Wright Patterson AFB, OH
2004 Deployment - Iraq/Qatar
2003 - 2005 Kirtland AFB, NM

MS, Astronautical Engineering, Air Force Institute of Technology, 2007
BS, Aerospace Engineering, University of Minnesota, 2001

Defense Meritorious Service Medal
Meritorious Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster
Air Force Commendation Medal
Air Force Achievement Medal
Global War on Terrorism – Expeditionary Medal
Global War on Terrorism Medal

Selected Media:
26 Mar 2018 "Transgender Air Force Officer On Trump's Ban And His Supportive Fellow Troops" - NPR ARTICLE AND AUDIO
Interview with France 24 Link
My Promotion to Lt Col at the National Archives Link
Lobbying on Capitol Hill with NCTE Link