Bill Glass is the 45th Commander of Post 86, heading into our 100th year. He was born in Cambridge, Mass., growing up in Lexington, Mass. After graduation from Lexington High School, he received an NROTC scholarship at Northwestern University. His senior year, Bill commanded the Midshipman Battalion, including some of the first female Navy ROTC midshipmen. Graduating with a degree in advertising, Bill was commissioned Ensign and assigned to the commissioning crew of the USS Caron (DD-970) at Norfolk, Va.
Bill served as Auxiliaries Officer, “M” Division Officer, Electrical Officer and qualified as CIC Officer and Officer of the Deck (in port and underway). He deployed to the Mediterranean, Black Sea, North Sea and Caribbean. In addition, his other duties included Public Affairs Officer and Welfare and Recreation Officer.