Congressman Mark Green first took the oath of office to represent the 7th District of Tennessee in Congress on January 3, 2019.
Rep. Green serves as Chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security and is a member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. He also received the impressive distinction of being unanimously voted President of the Republican freshman class in the House of Representatives. He currently serves as President of the Republican junior class.
Rep. Green’s time serving in the Armed Forces also made him aware of the need for strong American leadership internationally, as well as the generational threat China poses. After graduating from West Point, he came to Tennessee in his last assignment in the Army as the flight surgeon for the premier special operations aviation regiment. As a Night Stalker, Green deployed to both Iraq and Afghanistan in the War on Terror. His most memorable mission was the capture of Saddam Hussein. During the mission, he interrogated Hussein for six hours. Congressman Green was awarded the Bronze Star, the Air Medal with V Device for Valor, among many others.