First elected to the Tennessee State Senate in 2012, Dr. Mark Green is a physician, businessman, veteran, and family man running for Congress in Tennessee’s Seventh Congressional District.
After graduating from West Point, Mark’s military career began as an infantry officer. His military awards include the Bronze Star, The Air Medal, The Air Medal with “V” device for valor under heavy enemy fire, and numerous other medals for service.
With his wife, Camilla, and children Alexa and Mitchell, Mark came to Tennessee as an Army special operations flight surgeon assigned to the 160th Special Ops Aviation Regiment. There he planned and flew on some of the War on Terror’s most covert operations. His most memorable mission was the capture of Saddam Hussein, where he interviewed Saddam for six hours the night of his capture. During this time, Mark was selected as the Army Aviation Association Flight Surgeon of the year.
Mark recently sold the healthcare company he founded in 2007 and grew to $200 million in annual revenue. He also founded the Two Rivers Medical Foundation, which operates two free medical clinics, and he serves on the board of two nonprofit organizations that care for soldiers and their families as they return with the unseen scars of war.