Mark Hertling

United States Army General
Born Sep 29, 1953

Lieutenant General Mark Phillip Hertling, USA is the Commanding General, US Army Europe and Seventh Army. In that role, he is the commander of the approximately 42,000 U.S. Army forces assigned to Europe, and he is the Army Component Commander of U.S. European Command. While Hertling's primary role is training U.S.… Read More

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1953 Birth Mark Hertling was born on September 29, 1953 in St. Louis, Missouri. … Read More


1975 21 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1975, Hertling was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Armor Branch after graduation from the United States Military Academy at West Point. … Read More


1988 34 Years Old In 1988, he returned to Europe as a major, serving first on the staff of the 1st Armored Division as the deputy G-3, then as the S-3 of 1st Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment (Blackhawks) with whom he deployed during Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm. … Read More


2001 47 Years Old He also served as the Vice J-7 and the J-7, on the Joint Staff in Washginton, D.C. from 2001—2003, and as the U.S. Army Europe G-3 from 2005—2007.
2003 49 Years Old Prior to this, as a brigadier general, he was the assistant division commander from September 2003 to August 2004 of the 1st Armored Division, U.S. Army Europe and Seventh Army, in Germany. … Read More


2007 53 Years Old 1 More Event
Prior to his final posting as the USAREUR Commander, Hertling Commanded the Army's 1st Armored Division from 2007-2009, and he was the first Deputy Commanding General for Initial Military Training (IMT) from 2009—2011. … Read More
2011 57 Years Old …  He 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. … Read More
2013 59 Years Old 1 More Event
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.
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