Speaker Profile

Sue Fulton

Chair and Communications Director
SPARTA: an LGBT Military Organization

Brenda S. “Sue” Fulton is a 1980 West Point graduate, part of the first class to admit women. She was commissioned in the Army, served as a platoon leader and company commander, and was honorably discharged at the rank of Captain. She was a founding Board member of Knights Out, an organization of LGBT West Point graduates, and OutServe, the association of actively-serving LGBT military members. She currently chairs the Board of SPARTA. In 2011, President Obama appointed Fulton to the West Point Board of Visitors. She and Penny Gnesin were the first same-sex couple to marry at the Cadet Chapel at West Point, and they currently live in Asbury Park, NJ.

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