Major General Matthew G. Glavy assumed command of 2d Marine Aircraft Wing on 9 June 2016.
He was commissioned in May 1986 through the United States Naval Academy. Upon receiving his wings in September of 1988, he was selected to fly the CH-46 Sea Knight.
Assignments in the Operating Forces include: Weapons and Tactics Instructor and Embark Officer, HMM-261 (REIN); Aircraft Maintenance Officer, and Executive Officer, HMM-265 (REIN); Current Operations Officer, G-3, 1st MAW; Commanding Officer, HMM-265 (REIN).
Assignments in the Supporting Establishment include: Platoon Commander, Officer Candidates School; Operational Test Director, White House Liaison Officer, Presidential Command Pilot and Commanding Officer, HMX-1.
Headquarters and Staff Assignments: Plans, Policies & Operations, HQMC; Information Operations, Joint Staff J3; HQMC Aviation, Expeditionary Enablers Branch; Assistant Deputy Commandant for Aviation, Marine Corp Staff; Deputy Director of Current Operations, United States Cyber Command.
Military Education: The Amphibious Warfare School, Marine Corps Command and Staff College and Marine Corps War College. Master’s degrees in both Military Studies and Strategic Studies and a Bachelor of Science in Systems Engineering from the United States Naval Academy.