Mark Hertling Military person

Lieutenant General Mark Phillip Hertling, USA (born September 29, 1953) completed a 37+ year military career as Commanding General, US Army Europe and Seventh Army, serving in that position from March 25, 2011 until November 4, 2012, and retiring from the Army in December 2012. During his time in uniform, Hertling served in Armor, Cavalry, planning, operations and training positions, and he commanded every organization from Platoon to Field Army. Retiring on 1 January 2013, Hertling became a Senior Vice President for Global Partnering and Health Performance Strategies for the innovative Florida Hospital organization; he has also developed a successful Physician Leader Program for that organization. In September 2013, Hertling was appointed by President Obama to be one of 18 people serving on the President's Council on Fitness, Sport and Nutrition. He also acts as a senior advisor to "Mission Readiness," a non-profit, bipartisan organization of retired military leaders who call for smart investments for America's children; he serves as a board member for World T.E.A.M. (The Exceptional Athlete Matters) Sport, an organization providing opportunities for physically challenged athletes; and, he serves as an advisor to "Operation Gratitude," an organization supporting deployed military and their families. Since June 2014, LTG (ret) Hertling has also appeared as an military analyst for CNN, discussing events in Iraq, Israel and Ukraine and the policies of the US Military.

Personal facts

Mark Hertling
Birth dateSeptember 29, 1953

Military person

allegianceUnited States of America
award
Distinguished Service Medal (U.S. Army)
Legion of Merit
Defense Superior Service Medal
military operations
War on Terror
Libyan Civil War
Gulf War
military branch
United States Army
military command
U.S. Army Europe
1st Armored Division/Multi-National Division-North
Initial Military Training
National Training Center
service start1975
service end2012