Brigadier General Robert GŁĄB was born on 30th of September 1965 in Olkusz, Poland. He is a graduate of the Air Defence Military Academy in Koszalin and the Warsaw University, where he earned Master’s Degree.
He dedicated 20 years of his military career to 3rd Warsaw Air Defence Missile Brigade where he served as a platoon and battery commander, chief of staff and the squadron commander. In 2004 he was appointed as Chief of Training and two years later as Chief of Staff at the Brigade HQ.
He improved his qualifications during number of courses and studies. His professional military education includes Operational and Tactical Course at the National Defence Academy, Warsaw, courses at the NATO School Oberammergau (Germany), Analysis and Simulation Centre for Air Operations (CASPOA), Lyon (France) as well as at the National Defence Academy in Riga, (Latvia). In 2009 he successfully completed Advanced Command and Staff Course at the Joint Services Command and Staff College, Shrivenham (United Kingdom) then in 2010 defence studies at the King's College London.
In 2009 he was assigned as a senior specialist and in 2010 as Chief of the Office at the Polish Air Force Command. In 2012 he began his three-year-tour as a division head for training and exercises (ACOS A7) at HQ NATO Allied Air Command (HQ AIRCOM) Ramstein (Germany).
On 5th of March 2016 Colonel Robert GŁĄB was appointed by Minister of National Defence as Warsaw Garrison Commander. On 15th of August 2016 the President of the Republic of Poland promoted him to the rank of Brigadier General.