Glenn Freeman (R-NE)
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Glenn M. Freeman
Glenn Freeman 2012 Congressional Candidate Nebraska District 2
Biography of Glenn Freeman from the Freeman for Congress Committee
Glenn Freeman was born in Fayetteville, North Carolina on July 6, 1935. His mother moved to Northwest Washington DC in 1940. Growing up in Washington DC, Glenn attended Morgan Elementary, Francis Junior High, and Cardoza Senior High Schools. Glenn joined the Air Force in September 1955. During his militray service, he served assignments in several foreign countries including; Thailand, Guam, Newfoundland, Korea, Japan, Republic of the Philippines, and three one-year tours of duty in Southeast Asia (1969-1972) during the Vietnam War.
His military decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, three Meritorious Service Medals, four Air Force Commendation Medals, and the Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with Combat “V” (Valor) Device. He retired from the Air Force as a Chief Master Sergeant (highest enlisted grade) in October 1985 after thirty years of service. Glenn and his wife, Bebina, have three grown children.
For twelve years Glenn served as a senior aide to United States Senator Chuck Hagel as Special Assistant for Military and Veterans Affairs. He currently serves as Chairman of the National Council of Censors; a watch dog civic, non-partisan organization that monitors the government’s compliance with the U.S. Constitution.
During September 2007, the Governor of Nebraska appointed him to serve on the committe to select the Nebraska Adjutant General. During May 2009, the Governor of Nebraska appointed him to the judicial nominating Commission for the Douglas County Juvenile Court. In September 2009, he was appointed Chairman of the Nebraska Advisory Committee. Glenn has served on numerous community civi boards and committees.
Glenn was appointed to the National Board of Directors for Freedom Foundation at Valley Forge in November 2011.
In 1988, he served on the Omaha Public School Desegregation Task Force and co-wrote the minority report which was adopted by the Omaha Public School Board. In 1989, the Governor of Nebraska appointed Glenn Commissioner with the State Equal Opportunity Commission. He also served on the Human Relations and Civil Rights Hearing Boards for the city of Omaha.
In 1999, he published an essay on racism in America entitled; Good Racism – Bad Racism”. He continues to give lectures on racism to colleges and civic organizations. For several years he has lectured Home Schooled high school students on the U.S. Constitution and Amercian Government. He is often called upon to give college lectures. He has lectured at Bellevue University of Nebraska-Omaha, Bellevue Univeristy, and Hamilton College.
During April 2008, Glenn was recognized in the U.S. Congress by Senator Chuck Hagel as a scholar on the political process, the U.S. Constitution, and for his many distinguished civic accomplishments (Congressional Record, Monday, April 28, 2008). Glenn is the author of a recently, July 2011, published book on the U.S. Constitution entitled; “A Republic… If you can Keep it”.