ABOUT Lt Col Weaver
US Air Force Retired Lt. Col. John Glen Weaver is a republican running to serve as the Congressmen for the 1st District of Nebraska. He has served all around the globe in national security roles ranging from flying combat missions over Iraq and Afghanistan to the pentagon advising the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs. He has extensive experience dealing with issues in the Middle East, Russia, China, North Korea, Iran, and Cyber. Most recently, John Glen served at Offutt AFB as the director of the Nuclear Command Post leading a large team that directed nuclear operations. John Glen has 11 deployments and has deployed to numerous Middle East and Southwest Asia combat zones several times over the last 22 years flying in combat on the Offutt based RC-135 collecting top secret intelligence. He speaks and majored in Russian and is very familiar with the threat Russia poses to our country. Additionally, he has two graduate degrees in Economics and Military Science.
Glen is also a small business owner and has a family farm that has been in the family for generations. John Glen is also a passionate instructor pilot and teaches for the University of Nebraska aviation program. Glen is a proud husband, father, and a Christian. He met his wife, Brianna a physician at UNMC in January of 2019. They have a daughter Bravery and a son due in July.