Lieutenant General Kenneth J. Glueck entered the Marine Corps in October of 1974 and was designated a Naval Aviator in May 1976. As a Naval Aviator, he flew both helicopters and fixed wing aircraft; the AH-1, UH-1, CH-46, CH53, VH-3, MV-22, T-34, F-18, AV-8 and EA-6 aircraft. While serving at Marine Helicopter One (HMX-1) in Quantico, Virginia, he was designated a Presidential Command Pilot.
Lieutenant General Glueck’s command experiences include: Marine Medium Squadron 365, the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, 3d Marine Expeditionary Brigade, 2d Marine Aircraft Wing, Joint Task Forces 535 and 505, III Marine Expeditionary Force and the Marine Corps Combat Development Center.
Lieutenant General Glueck’s general officer staff assignments include: Director Expeditionary Force Development at the Marine Corps Combat Development Center, Chief of Staff US Southern Command, Chief of Staff Multi-National Forces Iraq, Director of Logistics and Operations US Africa Command and Deputy Commandant for Combat Development.
Lieutenant General Glueck is a graduate of Marine Corps Amphibious Warfare School, Marine Corps Command and Staff College and NATO Defense College, Rome, Italy. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from MacMurray College, Jacksonville, Illinois and a Master of Science degree in Business Management from Troy State University, Alabama.
Lieutenant General Glueck retired from the Marine Corps in October of 2015; he currently resides in Charlotte, NC with his wife Elizabeth. Lieutenant General Glueck currently serves on the North Carolina Military Foundation, Purple Heart Homes and JINSA advisory boards.