Colonel Glenn O. Mellor
Colonel Glenn Mellor joined the military in the Wyoming National Guard in 1993. He received his commission from the Officer Candidate School (OCS) in 1996 as a Field Artillery Officer and in 1998 branch transferred in the Signal Corps.
Upon commissioning, COL Mellor’s early assignments include Fire Direction Officer and Fire Support Officer for C Battery, 4/11 FA (Airborne), Ft. Richardson Alaska and after branch transfer, served as the Executive Officer for 21st Signal Company, Ft. Richardson, AK. After attending the Signal Captains Career Course, he was assigned as the S6 for 1/37 FA (3/2 Stryker BDE) at Ft. Lewis, WA. He assumed command of the 334th Signal Company where he eventually deployed to Mosul Iraq in 2003. After a 30-month command, COL Mellor was stationed in NATO at the Supreme HQ Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE) in Mons Belgium where he served as the Sector J3. COL Mellor then attended the Army Command and General Staff College (CGSC) at Ft Leavenworth, KS. COL Mellor then rejoined 3/2 SBCT as the BDE S6 and eventually deployed to Baqubah, Iraq in this position. After completion of this deployment, COL Mellor was assigned to the Space and Missile Defense Command (SMDC) G6, Peterson AFB, CO., and then stationed at Joint Base Elmendorf Richardson (JBER) as the Deputy J6, Alaskan Command (JTF-AK). As a Battalion Commander, COL Mellor was the commander of 53rd Signal Battalion at Peterson AFB. After this, COL Mellor attended Army War College as a Fellow at Carnegie Mellon. His most recent assignment was the G6 and Senior National Representative at LANDCOM, NATO, Izmir Turkey.
COL Mellor holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Wyoming and a Master of Science degree in IT Security Management from the University of Maryland. COL Mellor was also a Fellow at Carnegie Mellon where he studied AI and Cyber Security. COL Mellor’s military education includes the Field Artillery Officer Basic Course, the Signal Captains Career Course, the Combined Armed Services Staff School, the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, Joint Planners, Airborne, Air Assault and Army Space Courses. COL Mellor was an honor graduate of Artillery Basic training, and distinguished honor graduate of FA AIT.
COL Mellor’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal, the Army Commendation Medal, the Army Achievement Medal, the Army Good Conduct Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Iraq Campaign Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Armed Forces Service Medal, the Army Service Ribbon, the Overseas Service Ribbon.
COL Mellor is married to the former Cyndi Clouse and they have 2 children, Zach (30) and Allison (25).