Mark E. Green
Mark E. Green (born November 8, 1964) is an American physician and politician from the state of Tennessee. He is the member of the United States House of Representatives from Tennessee's 7th congressional district since January 3, 2019. He was in the Tennessee Senate as a member of the Republican Party.
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Tennessee's 7th district
|Assumed office |
January 3, 2019
|Preceded by||Marsha Blackburn|
|Member of the Tennessee Senate|
from the 22nd district
January 8, 2013 – November 2018
|Preceded by||Tim Barnes|
Mark Edward Green
November 8, 1964
Jacksonville, Florida, U.S.
|Education||United States Military Academy (BS)|
University of Southern California (MA)
Wright State University (MD)
|Branch/service||United States Army|
|Years of service||1986–2006|
|Battles/wars||War in Afghanistan (2001–2014)|
• Operation Red Dawn
Meritorious Service Medal
Army Commendation Medal
Army Achievement Medal
Air Medal with valor (2)
Combat Medical Badge
Air Assault Badge
Flight Surgeon Badge
Senior Parachutist Badge
Green founded and served as the CEO of Align MD a healthcare emergency medicine staffing company. Before serving as CEO of Align MD Dr. Green was a member of the US Army. He served as an emergency medicine physician in Operation Red Dawn, which saw the capture of Saddam Hussein.
On March 15, 2017, sources revealed to the Tennessean that Green was under consideration for Secretary of the Army by the Trump Administration. On April 1, 2017, Trump announced his plans to nominate Green as Secretary of the Army. If confirmed, it would effectively end his run for Governor in 2018. Green, however, withdrew his nomination on May 5, 2017.
- Endorsements of the Alabama Board of Medical Examiners
- "Sen. Mark Green launches bid for governor, hires Trump's state director". The Tennessean. Retrieved 2017-01-05.
- "Mark Green under consideration by Trump for Secretary of the Army". The Tennessean. Retrieved 2017-03-16.
- Jack Lowray (April 1, 2017). "Trump to nominate Tennessee's Mark Green secretary of Army". The Tennessean. Retrieved April 3, 2017.
- "NBC News on Twitter". NBC News. May 5, 2017. Retrieved May 5, 2017.