Glen Bloomstrom is LivingWorks Military Director and Faith Community Liaison, working with the US Department of Defense, Veterans’ organizations, faith communities, and international militaries. He also serves as an Adjunct Professor at Bethlehem College and Seminary in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Prior to joining LivingWorks, he served for 30 years as an active duty Army Chaplain at battalion, brigade, division, and Army staff levels before retiring as a Colonel in 2011. He deployed to Panama with the 75th Ranger Regiment, and to Iraq and Afghanistan with the US Special Operations Command. As an Action Officer and Director for the Army Chief of Chaplains, he was introduced to LivingWorks ASIST and was one of the first to bring this LivingWorks program to the Department of the Army.
His civilian education includes a Bachelor of Arts from Bethel University, a Master of Divinity from Bethel Theological Seminary, a Master of Science from Kansas State University, a Master of Social Service from the Army War College, and a Leadership Coaching Certificate from Georgetown University. He is also a Clinical Fellow with the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.