Provides a support network for gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans and questioning cadets and allies, and creates an educational experience for all cadets dedicated to the retention, development, and commissioning of culturally and socially competent junior officers.
Blue Alliance helped the Spectrum club take flight in 2012. It is an active and thriving cadet club and affinity group open to LGBTQ cadets and their allies and supporters. Spectrum is guided and supported through both a CIC and an OIC. Instagram Page: USAFA Spectrum (@usafaspectrum) • Instagram photos and videos
OIC: Kimberly Braun, CIV, USAFA Dept. of Computer Science is the OIC of Spectrum and more than happy to talk with you. Contact Kim by clicking here.
For cadets seeking a safe and confidential space to chat with someone about any issues they are dealing with, Dr. Steve Samuels in the Behavioral Science Department has created a safe space for cadets. Blue Alliance has full confidence and trust in Dr. Samuels as a resource that any cadet can utilize. Contact Steve by clicking here.
Faculty members Kati Peditto and Joe Currin, both civilian professors in the Behavioral Sciences Department, have also volunteered their willingness to act as a resource and a safe space for cadets who may be struggling with identity or uncertainty surrounding coming out. Contact Kati by clicking here.Contact Joe by clicking here.
Spectrum Cadets: You may find the program from a past dinner helpful - it contains stories of what life was like and what grads who have gone before you experienced, and lessons they learned.... 2011 Dinner Program