Jason C. Glick

  • Lieutenant Colonel
  • Afghanistan & Iraq


Jason C. Glick was born in Plainfield, New Jersey to Stephen and Carol Glick. J.C. is a graduate of Monument Mountain High School, Great Barrington, Massachusetts, where he was an outstanding student and athlete. He entered the University of Rhode Island with the Class of 1995 and earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science. He was the recipient of the President’s Award for Academic Excellence; a Dean’s List student for four years; and a member of Pi Sigma Alpha.

He was also a member of the varsity lacrosse team. While at URI, he participated in Army ROTC and was the recipient of the Cramer Saber’s Award as the outstanding senior cadet; the George C. Marshall Award for leadership and academic excellence; and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Award for outstanding achievement and exceptional leadership ability, loyalty and devotion to duty. He was designated a Distinguished Military Graduate and commissioned a Regular Army Second Lieutenant of Infantry upon graduation on 21 May 1995.

After completing the Infantry Officer’s Basic Course, Airborne School and Ranger Training at Fort Benning, GA, Second Lieutenant Glick was assigned as an Infantry Platoon Leader with the 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, deploying to Haiti in support of Operation Uphold Democracy. In May 1998, he volunteered for duty with the 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, Georgia, as an Infantry Platoon Leader.

As a Captain and Major, Glick served at various command and staff levels within the United States, Afghanistan, Iraq, and other areas, to include the Pacific and Africa Commands in support of America’s national interests. He was selected to command an Infantry company with the 1st Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment Fort Lewis, WA. His 178 man Infantry Company was capable of deploying worldwide within 96 hours by air. After a successful command, Captain Glick was assigned to the 75th Ranger Regiment as the Air Operations Officer.

He served as the focal point for air operations for the 75th Ranger Regiment, acting as the lead air planner for Joint Special Operations Task Force missions during two deployments to Afghanistan supporting a POW rescue, an airfield seizure, resupply missions and seizure of key infrastructure targets. Major Glick was selected as a Ranger Company Commander, 1st Ranger Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, deploying to Iraq and another deployment to Afghanistan conducting joint special operations in support of United States policies and objectives.

After graduating from the United States Navy Command and General Staff College with a Masters Degree in National Security and Strategic Studies, Major Glick was assigned to the U.S. Army Asymmetric Warfare Group, Fort Meade, MD, serving in three different positions: Squadron Operations Officer, Troop Commander and Chief, Future Operations.  Throughout Major Glick’s time with AWG, he had multiple deployments in support of operations in Iraq, Afghanistan and other areas, to include the Pacific and Africa Commands. He was selected as a Senior Fellow in the Service Chief’s Fellowship at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and selected as a Liberty Fellow for the South Carolina Aspen Institute Class of 2016.

LTC Glick was selected for battalion command and initially assigned as the Brigade Executive Officer, 193rd Infantry Brigade. In July 2011, he assumed command of the 2nd Battalion 39th Infantry Regiment, Fort Jackson, SC. Having been an outstanding leader with over 53 months as Commander, he set the example of what a Leader/Commander should be.

LTC Glick retired from the United States Army on 31 May 2015. His awards include Bronze Star Medal with two oak leaf clusters; Meritorious Service Medal with oak leaf cluster; Joint Service Commendation Medal; Army Commendation medal with four oak leaf clusters; Army Achievement Medal with four oak leaf clusters; Iraqi Campaign Medal with three service stars; Afghanistan Campaign Medal with two service stars; Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Armed Forces Service Medal; Humanitarian Service Medal; Combat Infantry Infantryman Badge; Ranger Tab; Senior Parachutists’ Wings; and Army Staff Badge.

Lieutenant Colonel Glick is a loyal supporter of the University of Rhode Island Alumni Association and the Army ROTC Alumni Chapter. He has contributed a dress blue uniform to a graduating senior and was the speaker at a URI Army ROTC Commissioning Ceremony. J.C and his wife Jennifer (Waters, URI 93) live in Columbia, South Carolina. Lieutenant Colonel Glick is a brave and courageous soldier, who served as an Infantry Officer for twenty years, a true hero and son of the University of Rhode Island.