Brig. Gen. Glen A. Martel serves as the Chief of Staff- Air for the Nevada Air National Guard. He is responsible for developing and coordinating all policies, programs and plans affecting more than 1,100 Nev. ANG personnel, and the Nev. ANG C-130, MQ-9 and Distributed Common Ground Station weapons systems. Appointed by the Nevada Adjutant General, he serves as the principal advisor on all Nev. ANG issues, responsible for federal and state missions. Brig. Gen. Martel received his commission from the Air National Guard Academy of Military science in 1996.The general deployed to Kuwait and was assigned to the Office of Military Cooperation (OMC), serving as the J3 Training and Exercise Officer. During that deployment he developed the first comprehensive J3 training documents, which tracked availability and expanded training opportunities. Further, he assembled the 2011 J3 Command and Control Interoperability Board response, which improved C2 with the Kuwaiti and U.S. military leadership. Prior to his current assignment the general was Commander, 152nd Mission Support Group, Nevada Air National Guard, Reno, Nev.
1993 Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering, University of Nevada, Reno
1996 Air National Guard Academy of Military Science, McGhee Tyson, Tenn.
1997 Reserve Forces Air Base Combat Engineering, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio
1998 Reserve Forces Introduction to Base Civil Engineering, Wright Patterson Air Force
2002 Squadron Officer School, by correspondence
2009 Air Command and Staff College, by correspondence
2012 Air War College, by correspondence
2013 Fire Marshal, Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas
2014 Commanders Development Course, Joint Base Andrews, Md.
2016 Master of Business Administration degree, University of Nevada, Reno
2017 Joint Task Force Commanders Training Course, Northern Command, Peterson Air
Force Base, Colo.
2018 Asia-Pacific Orientation Course, Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Strategic
2018 Dual Status Commander Course, Peterson Air Force Base, Colo.
2018 Syracuse University, National Security Studies Management Course, Syracuse
1. July 1996 - July 2008, Civil Engineer, 152d Civil Engineer Squadron, Reno-Tahoe
International Airport, Nevada Air National Guard, Reno, Nev.
2. July 2008 - April 2010, Officer in Charge, Operations, 152d Civil Engineer Squadron,
Reno-Tahoe IAP, NV ANG, Reno, Nev.
3. April 2010 - November 2012, Military Personnel Management Officer, A-1, Headquarters
NV ANG, Carson City, Nev. (December 2010 - June 2011, J-3 Training and Exercise Officer,
Office of Military Cooperation, Kuwait)
4. November 2012 - November 2013, Base Civil Engineer, 152d Civil Engineer Squadron,
Reno-Tahoe IAP, NV ANG, Reno, Nev.
5. November 2013 - August 2015, Commander, 152d Civil Engineer Squadron, Reno-Tahoe
IAP, NV ANG, Reno, Nev.
6. August 2015 - October 2018, Director of Staff - Air, Nevada Air National Guard, Carson City, Nev.
7. October 2018 - June 2019, Commander, 152nd Mission Support Group, 152nd Airlift
Wing, Nevada Air National Guard Base, Reno, Nev.
8. June 2019 - Present, Chief of Staff, Carson City, Nev.
MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Meritorious Service Medal with three oak leaf clusters
Joint Service Commendation Medal
Air Force Commendation Medal with three oak leaf clusters
Air Force Achievement Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Assistant City Manager, Missouri City, Texas. Responsible for Public Works, Development
Services and Parks and Recreation. Improve mobility, bond elections, attract commercial
development, Missouri City Comprehensive Plan. Serves as Acting City Manager in the City
EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Second Lieutenant July 18, 1996
First Lieutenant July 18, 1998
Captain Aug. 10, 2000
Major Aug. 10, 2004
Lieutenant Colonel July 19, 2010
Colonel Dec. 23, 2015
Brigadier General June 8, 2019