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Official announcements from SPART*A

SPART*A Members To Testify Before House Armed Services Personnel Subcommittee on Feb 27th

WASHINGTON, D.C., February 24th — Five courageous transgender U.S. service members will testify Wednesday before the Personnel Subcommittee of the House Armed Services Committee.  SPART*A President, U.S. Navy Lieutenant Commander Blake Dremann, along with SPART*A members U.S. Army Captain Jennifer Peace, Army Captain Alivia Stehlik,

The Best Fireworks I've Ever Seen

I found myself on the side of a mountain. CH-47 hellecopters had just dropped my unit off. We slid off the back since they could not land and we trekked in the snow. Our goal was to find the enemy whom had been responsible for the loss we suffered. The mission was called Operation Anaconda.

Why We Remain Steadfast

Great leaders don’t set out to be a leader. They set out to make a difference. It’s never about the role – always about the goal. When I set out to serve my country eleven years ago, I was seeking new experiences. I was seeking direction. I was seeking

What comes after the injunction?

Bryan Bree Fram, the Policy Chair for SPART*A, was interviewed by about the U.S. District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly's delivery of a preliminary injunction agsinst the ban on transgender troops. You can read the full article by clicking here.

Open Trans Service - Facing the Fights Ahead

21 October 2017 Our director Blake along with Karen Kendra Holmes (Maryland Self-Defense Forces), Paula Neira (USNA, 1985), Bree Fram (USAF), and Fiona Dawson (TransMilitary) participated in OutServe-SLDN's 6th annual LGBT Military Leadership Conference panel titled, "Open Trans Service - Facing the Fights Ahead." This panel was moderated