Mark E. Green

American politician
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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.

Mark Green
Mark Green, official portrait, 116th Congress.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Tennessee's 7th district
Assumed office
January 3, 2019
Preceded byMarsha Blackburn
Member of the Tennessee Senate
from the 22nd district
In office
January 8, 2013 – November 2018
Preceded byTim Barnes
Succeeded byTBD
Personal details
Born
Mark Edward Green[1]

(1964-11-08) November 8, 1964 (age 55)
Jacksonville, Florida, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Camie
Children2
EducationUnited States Military Academy (BS)
University of Southern California (MA)
Wright State University (MD)
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/service United States Army
Years of service1986–2006
RankMajor
Battles/warsWar in Afghanistan (2001–2014)
Iraq War
 • Operation Red Dawn
AwardsBronze Star
Meritorious Service Medal
Army Commendation Medal
Army Achievement Medal
Air Medal with valor (2)
Combat Medical Badge
Air Assault Badge
Flight Surgeon Badge
Ranger Tab
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 January 4, 2017, Green announced his plans to run for Governor of Tennessee in the 2018 election.[2]

On March 15, 2017, sources revealed to the Tennessean that Green was under consideration for Secretary of the Army by the Trump Administration.[3] On April 1, 2017, Trump announced his plans to nominate Green as Secretary of the Army.[4] If confirmed, it would effectively end his run for Governor in 2018. Green, however, withdrew his nomination on May 5, 2017.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Endorsements of the Alabama Board of Medical Examiners
  2. "Sen. Mark Green launches bid for governor, hires Trump's state director". The Tennessean. Retrieved 2017-01-05.
  3. "Mark Green under consideration by Trump for Secretary of the Army". The Tennessean. Retrieved 2017-03-16.
  4. Jack Lowray (April 1, 2017). "Trump to nominate Tennessee's Mark Green secretary of Army". The Tennessean. Retrieved April 3, 2017.
  5. "NBC News on Twitter". NBC News. May 5, 2017. Retrieved May 5, 2017.

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