A former US Army flight surgeon and Tennessee State Sen. is reportedly the frontrunner for President Donald Trump’s Secretary of the Army pick, according to sources cited by The Military Times.

Mark Green, a former Ranger-qualified soldier who deployed to Iraq with the legendary 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (SOAR), is well-known for his interrogation of then-Iraqi President Saddam Hussein, who was finally captured in 2003.

Before he was elected to state office in 2012, he was the CEO of Align MD, an emergency department staffing company that he founded, according to The Military Times.


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