Deputy Provost Marshal General and Command Sergeant Major
March 6, 2012
COLONEL DAVID P. GLASER
DEPUTY PROVOST MARSHAL GENERAL
Colonel David Glaser is a career Military Police Officer who was commissioned in the Regular Army from the ROTC program of Xavier University (Cincinnati, Ohio) in 1985.
From Lieutenant through Major, Colonel Glaser served in a myriad of assignments including Platoon Leader, Company Commander, Small Group Leader/instructor Military Police School, Comptroller, Executive officer for Deputy Chief of Staff for Resource Management, Battalion and Brigade Executive Officer. During these tours Colonel Glaser served overseas in Europe, the Middle East and Pacific, along with numerous stateside locations. In July 2001, Colonel Glaser served as the Chief, Army Antiterrorism Branch, Department of the Army G3. He was in this position during the 11 September 2001 terrorist attacks. In 2003, Colonel Glaser assumed duties as the Commander of the 519th Military Police Battalion (Viper 6) in Baghdad, Iraq. While in Iraq, the battalion performed Combat Support, Policing and Stability Operations focused in Eastern Baghdad including joint operations with U.S. Department of State and Iraqi Police Following battalion command, COL Glaser assumed duties as the Chief, Military Police Branch, Human Resources Command in Alexandria, Virginia. In July 2007, COL Glaser served as the Deputy I CORPS G3 pending Brigade command and deployment to Iraq as part of the 'SURGE.' Six weeks after taking command COL Glaser deployed his Brigade to Iraq for fifteen months as part of Joint Task Force 134 conducting detention, reconciliation, reintegration and rule of law capacity building operations as part of the counter insurgency strategy. Post deployment and before joining the Center for New American Security, COL Glaser served as the 42nd Military Police Brigade Commander and Joint Base Lewis-McChord Director of Emergency Services.
COL Glaser has a Masters of Business Administration from Syracuse University, is a graduate of the Reid Institute on Police Techniques and a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police.
COL Glaser's awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit, the Bronze Star Medal (1 OLC), the Combat Action Badge, the Valorous and Meritorious Unit Awards. In addition he is a recipient of the Military Police Corps Order of the Marchaussee in Silver, the Infantry's Order of Saint Maurice and Cavalry Regiment's Order of the Combat Spur. COL Glaser has been married to his wife Susan for twenty-five years. They have four children, Callie, Abigail, Luke and Caleb.
CSM Fowler was born in Macomb, IL and graduated high school in Industry, IL. He entered the United States Army in December of 1984 and completed Basic and Military Police Advanced Individual Training at Fort McClellan, Alabama. Upon completion of Basic and AIT, CSM Fowler was assigned to A Co, USAG, Fort Riley, Kansas. His second assignment was as a Team Leader with the 564th MP Co in Fulda, Germany. After three years, he returned stateside and served as a Squad Leader in the 209th MP Co at Fort Meade, MD. While with the 209th, CSM Fowler deployed to Panama for Operation Just Cause, Saudi Arabia for Operations Desert Shield and Storm, and Guantanamo Bay Naval Station, Cuba for Operation Safe Harbor. CSM Fowler was assigned to the 82d MP Co at Fort Bragg where he deployed to Florida in support of Hurricane Andrew recovery operations and to the Sinai Peninsula, Egypt for the Multi-National Forces and Observers Mission. From Fort Bragg, he was assigned duty in Korea with the 8th MP Bde, first working for the Joint Provost Marshal and later within Bde Operations. CSM Fowler returned to Fort Bragg to serve as a Platoon Sergeant and Operations Sergeant with the 21st MP Co (Abn) and later as the Detachment Sergeant for the 122nd MP Det (Prisoner of War Information Center). During this tour, he deployed to Bosnia in support of KFOR/SFOR. CSM Fowler was reassigned to Korea, this time serving as the Rear Operations Sergeant for 8th Army. Upon returning to Fort Bragg, he served as the Operations Sergeant for the 108th MP Co (Abn/Air Assault) and 1SG of the 118th MP Co (Abn). While with these units, CSM Fowler deployed twice to Afghanistan in support of OEF I, II, III, and IV and to Iraq for OIF II. CSM Fowler was next assigned to Fort Bliss, TX for attendance at the US Army Sergeants Major Academy. Following the academy, he was assigned as the S3 Sergeant Major for the 759th MP Bn at Fort Carson. During this tour he completed a deployment to Iraq in support of OIF 06-08. Upon returning from deployment, he was assigned as the Command Sergeant Major of the 525th MP Bn (I/R) and later as the Joint Detention Group Command Sergeant Major at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
COMMAND SERGEANT MAJOR GARY J. FOWLER
OFFICE OF THE PROVOST MARSHAL GENERAL
CSM Fowler successfully completed PLDC, the Master Fitness Trainer's Course, BNCOC, Basic and Advanced Airborne Courses, ANCOC, Air Movement Operations, Physical Security and the Sergeants Major Course. CSM Fowler earned an Associates Degree from Central Texas College and a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Excelsior College.
CSM Fowler's military awards and decorations include: the Bronze Star Medal (2 OLC), the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal (4 OLC), the Army Commendation Medal (6 OLC), the Army Achievement Medal (4 OLC), and the Army Good Conduct Medal (8th award). CSM Fowler was awarded the Master Parachutist Badge, the Polish Airborne Badge, the Military Police Corps Order of the Marechaussee, the German Marksmanship Badge and the MG Aubrey "Red" Newman medallion.
CSM Fowler is married and has two sons. His wife Debra resides in Hope Mills, NC. His oldest son is a Combat Medic with the 1st BCT, 82d ABN Div and his youngest son is a college student living in Iowa.