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Mark Hertling

Mark Hertling

Keynote Speaker: National Security & Military Analyst for CNN; Retired Lieutenant General in US Army

Mark Hertling Biography

Lieutenant General (retired) Mark Hertling served for 38 years in the US Army as a tanker and cavalryman, serving at every level from tank platoon leader on the East-West German border to Commander of the 7th Army in Germany. He retired in December 2012, after serving as the Commanding General of US Army, Europe (USAREUR), where he led over 60,000 soldiers and partnered with the Armies of 51 nations.

LTG Hertling served a total of 38 months in combat – as a major in a cavalry squadron during Desert Storm, as an Assistant Division Commander in the 1st Armored Division in Baghdad in 2003-4, and as the Commander of 1st Armored Division and Multinational Task Force Iron in Northern Iraq in 2007-8. His other commands include the Army’s Initial Military Training Command (Basic Training), the Army’s National Training Center in California, the Joint Multinational Training Center in Europe, an Armored Brigade Combat Team focused on reinforcing the Korean Peninsula, and the Army’s first Stryker Brigade. Hertling has served on various staff and in training positions, and of interest he was the Joint Staff War Planner (J7) at the Pentagon a few months before the 9/11 attack, and served in that staff role until 2003.

Hertling is a graduate of the US Military Academy at West Point, holds 3 Master’s Degrees (in Kinesiology from Indiana University, in Military Art and Science from the School of Advanced Military Studies, and in International Security and Strategy from the National Defense University), and received a Doctor of Business Administration (from the Crummer School of Business at Rollins College) in 2019. His awards and decorations include three Distinguished Service Medals, six Bronze Stars, the Army Commendation Medal for Valor, the Purple Heart, the Combat Action Badge, the Parachutist Badge, and awards from the governments of Romania, Poland, Germany, Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait.

After retiring from the Army in 2013, LTG Hertling became a Senior Vice President for Advent Health, retiring from that organization in 2018. He was appointed by President Obama to the President’s Council on Fitness, Sport and Nutrition from 2013-2017, and to the American Battle Monuments Commission by President Biden in September 2021. He served as an adjunct scholar at West Point’s Modern War Institute from 2014-2020, and he currently is an executive member of the Dean's Alliance at the School of Public Health at Indiana University. Hertling teaches as an adjunct professor of strategic leadership at the Crummer School of Business at Rollins College, he still teaches leadership at several healthcare organizations. He is a senior military and national security analyst for CNN/CNN International.

Hertling is married to his best friend, Sue, and they moved to Flagler Beach in January 2021. They have two sons, and five grandsons.

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Mark Hertling Videos

General Mark Hertling: Why the Russians Will Lose
#IMPACT, #DocsWhoRock, and Lt. Gen (ret) Mark Hertling
Lt. Gen. Mark Hertling USMA'75 on Diversity, Talking With Veterans

How to book Mark Hertling?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Mark Hertling for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Mark Hertling, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Mark Hertling or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Mark Hertling?

Booking fees for Mark Hertling, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Mark Hertling, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Mark Hertling?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Mark Hertling for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Mark Hertling for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Mark Hertling or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Mark Hertling or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Mark Hertling is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Military, Army and Veteran. The estimated speaking fee range to book Mark Hertling for live events is $10,000 - $20,000. Please contact us for virtual event fees. Mark Hertling generally travels from Orlando, FL, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Jason Redman, Tom Voss and Ed Hiner. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Mark Hertling for an upcoming event.

Mark Hertling Videos

General Mark Hertling: Why the Russians Will Lose
#IMPACT, #DocsWhoRock, and Lt. Gen (ret) Mark Hertling
Lt. Gen. Mark Hertling USMA'75 on Diversity, Talking With Veterans
Special Lecture at the Opening Session at APA Annual Meeting 2018
Retired Lt. Gen. Mark Hertling on Physical Fitness and National Security

Mark Hertling News

How to book Mark Hertling?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Mark Hertling for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Mark Hertling, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Mark Hertling or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Mark Hertling?

Booking fees for Mark Hertling, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Mark Hertling, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Mark Hertling?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Mark Hertling for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Mark Hertling for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Mark Hertling or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Mark Hertling or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Mark Hertling is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Military, Army and Veteran. The estimated speaking fee range to book Mark Hertling for live events is $10,000 - $20,000. Please contact us for virtual event fees. Mark Hertling generally travels from Orlando, FL, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Jason Redman, Tom Voss and Ed Hiner. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Mark Hertling for an upcoming event.

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