Glen C. Collins, Jr.
Colonel Glen C. Collins Jr. was commissioned a Field Artillery Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 4-77, 21 October 1977. His first duty assignment was as a Battalion Reconnaissance and Survey Officer with the 1-36th Field Artillery Battalion, 17th Field Artillery (FA) Brigade, Augsburg, Federal Republic of Germany. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Battalion Fire Direction Officer, Alpha Battery, 1-36th Field Artillery, Augsburg, Federal Republic of Germany; Battery Executive Officer, Bravo Battery, l-36th Field Artillery, Augsburg, Federal Republic of Germany; Aide-de-Camp, VII Corps Artillery, Augsburg, Federal Republic of Germany; Chief Targeting Instructor, Target Acquisition Department, Fort Sill, Oklahoma; Battery Commander, Charlie Company, 2-12th Field Artillery, Fort Sill, Oklahoma; Battery Commander, Service, 2-11th Field Artillery, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii; Battery Commander, Alpha Company, 3-7th Field Artillery, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii; Special Security Office Defense Nuclear Agency, Alexandria, Virginia; Fire Support Science and Technology Officer, Army Staff, The Pentagon; Chief, G3 Plans, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado; Battalion Executive Officer, 5-29th Field Artillery, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado; Battalion Commander, 1-29th Field Artillery, 4th infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado; Chief, Battle Staff and Operations Center, United States Space Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado; Director, Force Development and Integration Center, Space and Missile Command, Colorado Springs, Colorado; Deputy Chief of Staff, Coalition Provisional Authority, Operation IRAQI FREEDOM, Baghdad, Iraq. | His military awards and decorations include: the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, Defense Meritorious Service Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Meritorious Service Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Commendation Medal w/ 3 Oak Leaf Clusters and the Army Achievement Medal. | Colonel Collins retired from the United States Army and worked as the Director of the Joint Space Team for SPARTA, Inc. in Colorado Springs, Colorado, at the time of his induction.