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Mark Hertling

Lt. Gen. Mark Hertling (Ret.) (@MarkHertling) was commander of U.S. Army Europe from 2011-2012. He also commanded 1st Armored Division in Germany and Multinational Division-North during the surge in Iraq from 2007-2009.

Articles by Mark Hertling

October 12, 2023 10:41 pm

What I Learned from Watching the Israeli Army

The Israel Defense Forces are motivated, sophisticated, and capable.
Mark Hertling
September 29, 2023 5:32 am

Mark Milley’s Impossible Job

Being chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is a hard enough job even without partisan political pressures.
Mark Hertling
August 9, 2023 5:32 am

What the Ukrainian Army Is Trying to Do Is Hard—Even for Americans

Combined arms operations, especially an attack against a prepared defender, are difficult even for the world’s best militaries.
Mark Hertling
January 6, 2023 5:30 am

What Bradley Fighting Vehicles Will Mean for Ukraine

The Bradley has the speed, range, and firepower to help Ukraine retake its territory.
Mark Hertling
April 11, 2022 5:30 am

I Commanded U.S. Army Europe. Here’s What I Saw in the Russian and Ukrainian Armies.

The two armies at war today couldn’t be more different.
Mark Hertling