SGM Glaze was born in Frankfurt, Germany, oldest of three children, in 1960. His father was a career military NCO who retired from the U.S. Army at the rank of SGM. After enlisting in the United States Army in November 1977, SGM Glaze completed Basic Training at Fort Knox, Kentucky, and AIT at Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indiana. SGM Glaze then proceeded to Fort Benning, Georgia where he graduated from Airborne School.
His assignments include: Legal Specialist at with the XVIII Airborne Corps, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry "Wolfhounds", Schofield Barracks, Hawaii; Brigade Legal NCO with 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii; Legal NCO, Criminal Law, XVIII Airborne Corps, and NCOIC Legal Assistance Office, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Legal NCO, Office of the Chief of Staff Army, Washington DC, with duty at Task Force Brief Pause; Legal NCO, Defense Reconstruction Assistance Office, Kuwait; Legal NCO, Standards of Conduct Office (SOCO), Washington DC; Chief Legal NCO, Fort Belvoir, Virginia; Chief, Legal NCO, United States Army Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Chief Legal NCO, XVIII Airborne Corps, Fort Bragg, North Carolina
SGM Glaze's military / civilian education: PLDC, BNCOC, ANCOC (Distinguished Leadership Award and Honor Graduate), and the US Army Sergeants Major Academy (Exceeding Course Standards). SGM Glaze has completed his Associates in General Studies from Northern Virginia Community College.
His military awards include: Meritorious Service Medal (4), Army Commendation Medal (4), Army Achievement Medal, Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal (6), National Defense Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon with numeral four device, Overseas Service Ribbon, Southwest Asia Service Medal, Kuwait Liberation Service Medal and the Meritorious Unit Award. He is also authorized to wear the Parachutist Badge, French Parachutist Badge, Australian Parachutist Badge and the Canadian Parachutist Badge.
SGM Glaze is married and has one daughter.