Brenda Sue Fulton

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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 in Germany, 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-SLDN, the association of actively-serving LGBT military members.

In 2011, President Obama appointed Fulton to the West Point Board of Visitors.[1] 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.


  1. ^ "Brenda 'Sue' Fulton, Openly Gay Veteran, Named To West Point Advisory Board". The Huffington Post. July 6, 2011. Retrieved June 24, 2014.