Who is Mark Hertling?
Mark Hertling is a former United States army officer and national security, intelligence, and terrorism analyst for CNN. He served in the Army for 37 years. Later he retired after serving as the Commanding General of the U.S. Army Europe and the Seventh Army, serving in that position from March 25, 2011, until November 4, 2012. He retired from the Army in December 2012. Since 2014, he has appeared as a national security and military analyst for CNN.
Mark Hertling Military Career
During his time as a U.S. soldier, Mark served in Armor, Cavalry, planning, operations, and training positions. He commanded every organization from Platoon to Field Army. Most notably, Hertling commanded the U.S. Army’s 1st Armored Division and Task Force Iron/Multinational Division-North in Iraq during the troop surge from 2007 to 2008.
In 2013, he became a Senior Vice President for the Florida Hospital organization in Orlando. He developed a successful Physician Leader Development course for that organization while serving there. In 2016, he published the book Growing Physician Leaders.
U.S. President Barack Obama appointed Hertling to be one of 25 people serving on the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition in September 2013. He then served as a Council member until 20 January 2017. Mark also acts as a senior advisor to “Mission Readiness”, a nonprofit, bipartisan organization of retired military leaders who call for smart investments for U.S. children.
He has then served as a board member for World TEAM (The Exceptional Athlete Matters) Sport. It is an organization providing opportunities for physically challenged athletes. He also serves as an advisor to “Operation Gratitude”, an organization supporting deployed military and their families. In 2016, Hertling was named as an Adjunct Scholar to the Modern War Institute at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. In 2021, he received a Presidential appointment to the American Battle Monuments Commission.
How Old is Mark Hertling?
He is 69 years old as of February 2023, having been born on September 29, 1953, in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S. Mark Hertling shares his birthday with celebrities such as; Halsey, Kevin Durant, GoldenGlare, Nichlmao, Stephen Boss (1982-2022), and many more.
Mark Hertling Family
Who are Mark Hertling’s Parents?
Does Mark Hertling Have Siblings?
Hertling’s secretive nature has shown up in his personal life. He has managed to keep his family background very private. In case there is news regarding his parents and siblings, we shall update it here as soon as possible.
Mark Hertling Education
Hertling attended Christian Brothers College High School which was then located in Clayton, Missouri. He graduated in 1971. He then attended the United States Military Academy at West Point. After his graduation, he was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Armor Branch. During his time at West Point, he was on the NCAA Division I Swimming and Water Polo Team. He was also an active member as a member of his class committee and attained the rank of Cadet Captain.
Hertling has also received several Master’s degrees from various educational institutions in the USA. He has received a Master of Science in Kinesiology from Indiana University, and a Masters of Military Arts and Sciences from the Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. In addition, he has a Masters of National Security and Strategic Studies from the National War College in Washington, D.C. Hertling also received a doctorate in business administration from the Crummer School of Business, Rollins College in May 2019.
Mark Hertling Wife
Hertling is married to the love of his life Sue Hertling.
Mark Hertling Kids
He has two married sons, Todd Hertling and Scott Hertling, and four grandchildren.
Mark Hertling Height
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 6 feet 4 inches (1.93m).
Mark Hertling Book
- Growing Physician Leaders: Empowering our Doctors to Improve Healthcare.
Mark Hertling Florida Hospital
Hertling is the senior vice president for Health Performance Strategies, CREATION Health Employees, Global Partnering, and Leadership Development. Mark joined Florida Hospital in 2013.
Mark Hertling CNN
Since June 2014, he has appeared as national security and military analyst for CNN. He has discussed events in Iraq, Israel, and Ukraine, and the policies of the U.S. military.
Mark Hertling’s Net Worth
Though Hertling has earned much from his military and television career, his net worth is not yet disclosed.