COL Glenda Lock
McDonald Army Health Center
Colonel Lock is a native of Fayetteville, NC. She graduated from North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC, in 1986 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. In 2002, she received a Master of Arts degree from Webster University. In 2009, she earned a second Master’s degree in Strategic Studies.
In 1989, after working as a civilian nurse at Highsmith Rainey Memorial Hospital, Fayetteville, NC, COL Lock entered the United States Army Nurse Corps as a second lieutenant. Her subsequent tours of service include Clinical Staff Nurse, Coronary Care Unit and Medical Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Fort Gordon, GA; Staff Nurse, Joint Task Force-Bravo, Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, Central America; Clinical Staff Nurse, Emergency Room and Intensive Care Unit, Fort Sill, OK; Clinical Staff Nurse and Head Nurse ICU, 121 General Hospital, Yongsan, Korea; Chief Nurse, Area IV, 168th Medical Battalion, Taegu, Korea; Training Officer, Alpha and Foxtrot Companies, 232nd Medical Battalion, Company Commander, Echo Company, 187th Medical Battalion, Fort Sam Houston, TX; Executive Officer, 3rd Army Medicine (AMEDD) Recruiting Detachment, Fort Knox, KY; Head Nurse, ICU, 14th Combat Support Hospital, Chief Hospital Education, Martin Army Community Hospital, Fort Benning, GA; Head Nurse, Intensive Care Unit, Operation Enduring Freedom VII, Bagram, Afghanistan; Deputy Commander of Nursing and Health Services, Fort Huachuca, AZ, and Commander, United States Army Health Clinic-Vilseck, Vilseck, Germany. Colonel Lock’s last assignment was Regional Nurse Executive, Pacific Regional Medical Command, Senior Nurse Executive, Pacific Command, and Deputy Commander for Nursing, Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, HI.
Colonel Lock‘s military education includes the AMEDD Officer Basic and Advance Courses, Critical Care Course, Medical Management of Chemical Casualties Course, Phase II Support Operations Course, Joint Planners Course (awarded Additional Skill Identifier), Command and General Staff Officer College, Green Belt Lean Six Sigma (Certified), Joint Medical Executive Skills Capstone Symposium, and United States Army War College.
Colonel Lock‘s awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal with six oak leaf clusters, Army Commendation Medal with one oak leaf cluster, Joint Service Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal with two oak leaf clusters, and Expert Field Medical Badge.