Technical Sergeant Ronald Glenn, originally from Denver, Colorado, joined the Air Force in November 2006. He currently serves as a saxophonist and woodwind musician with the US Air Force Academy Band stationed in Colorado Springs. Additionally, he supports the squadron’s operations in the capacity of tour manager for the Falconaires.
Prior to enlisting, TSgt Glenn freelanced with Disney, Carnival/Seabourn Cruise Lines, and several five-star hotels in Bangkok, Thailand. He has shared the stage with Amy Grant, Take 6, Lee Greenwood, Sandy Patty, Wynona, Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Jon Fedchock, Jim McNeely, Conrad Herwig, Melina Leon, the Beach Boys, the Temptations, and the Los Angeles Philharmonic.
Since joining the Air Force Band Program, TSgt Glenn has performed in various groups on 7 woodwind instruments. He has worked in various support capacities including: supply, operations, finance, readiness and logistics. Career highlights include a USO-style tour for troops deployed to Central Asia over the holidays, and the opportunity to serve in Japan with the USAF Band of the Pacific.
2003 Bachelor of Music Education, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
2010 Airman Leadership School, Travis AFB, CA
2016 Non-Commissioned Officer Academy, Kadena AB, Japan
Nov 2005 – Dec 2005 Trainee, Basic Military Training, Lackland AFB, TX
Jan 2006 – April 2009 Band of the USAF Reserve, Robins AFB, GA
April 2009 – Sept 2015 USAF Band of the Golden West, Travis AFB, CA
Sept 2015 – Oct 2018 USAF Band of the Pacific, Yokota AB, Japan
Oct 2018 – present USAF Academy Band, Peterson AFB, CO
MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Air Force Commendation Medal
Air Force Achievement Medal
EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Airman First Class: 8 Nov 2006
Senior Airman: 8 March 2008
Staff Sergeant: 1 March 2010
Technical Sergeant: 1 January 2016