USS Henry M. Jackson (SSBN 730)

Submarine Squadron 17

Bangor, WA
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Cmdr. Jason Glab

Cmdr. Jason Glab

Commanding Officer, Gold Crew, USS Henry M. Jackson

CDR Jason Glab graduated from the Webb Institute in June 2002 where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering. He received his commission in October 2002 upon completion of Officer Candidate School in Pensacola, FL.

Following initial submarine and nuclear training, CDR Glab served aboard USS JEFFERSON CITY (SSN 759), home ported in San Diego, CA in various division officer billets from April 2004 to December 2006, where he completed a Western Pacific deployment. Upon completion of his division officer tour, he served as an Intelligence Officer attached to the Defense Intelligence Agency in Washington, DC.

After completing advanced submarine training, CDR Glab served as the Engineer Officer aboard USS WEST VIRGINIA (SSBN 736)(BLUE) in Kings Bay, GA from August 2009 to September 2010, where he completed two strategic deterrent patrols. Following crew combination for extended refit, he split toured to USS GEORGIA (SSGN 729)(GOLD) until October 2012, again as Engineer, where he completed two deployments supporting AFRICOM and CENTCOM tasking. He then studied at the Naval War College, earning a Master of Arts in national Security and Strategic Studies, and then served on the staff of Commander, Submarine Group SEVEN.

CDR Glab then completed the Submarine Command Course in September 2015 and reported to USS HOUSTON (SSN 713), where he served as Executive Officer until her decommissioning in August 2017. He then split toured to USS LOUISIANA (SSBN 743) (GOLD) in Bangor, WA from September 2017 to June 2019, completing two more strategic deterrent patrols, after which he transferred to the staff of Commander, Submarine Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet. Following Prospective Commanding Officer training, he took command of USS HENRY M. JACKSON (SSBN 730)(GOLD) on 19 July 2021.

CDR Glab’s personal awards include the Meritorious Service Medal (two awards), the Joint Service Commendation Medal, and the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (four awards) as well as various unit and campaign awards.