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MAJ Mark G. Sander

MAJ Mark G. Sander

Major Mark Sander entered active service in the Army Medical Service Corps with a Reserve Officer Training Corps commission at the rank of Second Lieutenant in 2005. He earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Crime, Law, and Justice, from the Pennsylvania State University and holds a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Pittsburgh.

His military education includes attendance at the Command and General Staff Officer Course, Army Medical Department Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, the Health Service Materiel Officer Course, Support Operations Course Phases I and II, and Fundamental and Intermediate Systems Acquisition Courses.

Major Sander served in diverse roles to include Medical Platoon Leader, 2nd Battalion, 37th Armor Regiment; Aide de Camp for the Deputy Commanding General, North Atlantic Regional Medical Command and later Deputy Surgeon General for Warrior Care and Transition; Health Service Support Officer, 325th Brigade Support Battalion; S-4, Logistics Officer, 325th Brigade Support Battalion; Health Materiel Support Operations Officer, 18th Medical Command; Commander, 551st Medical Logistics Company; Chief of Materiel Management and Accountable Officer of the United States Army Medical Materiel Center – Korea; and currently serves as the Deputy Commander for Operations of the United States Army Medical Materiel Center - Korea.

Major Sander has deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom from December 2005 to February 2007 and again from October 2008 to October 2009; and Operation Enduring Freedom from October 2013 to July 2014.

Major Sander's awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal with two oak leaf clusters, the Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal with two oak leaf clusters, the Army Achievement Medal, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal with Campaign Star, the Iraqi Campaign Medal with three campaign stars, the NATO Medal, the Combat Action Badge, and the Expert Field Medical Badge. He is the recipient of the University of Pittsburgh, Margie Jonnet Award for outstanding community and military service.