627th Hospital Center
Colonel Mark A. Stevens
Col. Mark A. Stevens is a military graduate of Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington. He was commissioned as a Medical Service Corps officer through the ROTC program. His degrees include a Bachelor of Arts in Biology and a Master of Science in Emergency Management.
Stevens’ career has spanned a full spectrum of assignments and command positions. Key assignments include: medical platoon leader, 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, Fort Wainwright, Alaska; detachment commander, Fort Richardson, Alaska; company commander, 325th Forward Support Battalion, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii; senior medical observer/trainer, 3rd Battalion, 381st Infantry Regiment (Training Support), Dallas, Texas; executive officer, 47th Combat Support Hospital, Fort Lewis, Washington; deputy surgeon, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks; battalion commander, 421st Multifunctional Medical Battalion, Baumholder, Germany; assistant chief of staff G3/Operations, Regional Health Command Pacific, Honolulu, Hawaii; and assistant chief of staff G3/Operations, 18th MEDCOM (Deployment Support), Fort Shafter Flats, Hawaii. He has deployed in support of multiple exercises, contingencies, and combat operations during his 25-year career, including operations Desert Shield, Iraqi Freedom, and New Dawn.
Stevens is a graduate of the Army Medical Department Officer Basic Course, the Combined Logistics Captain’s Career Course, the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, the Joint Medical Planners Course, and the Joint Strategic Medical Leaders Course. He is currently enrolled in U.S. Army War College.
His key awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal (one oak leaf cluster), Meritorious Service Medal (five oak leaf clusters), Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal (four oak leaf clusters), Parachute Badge, Expert Field Medical Badge, Air Assault Badge, Combat Action Badge, and the Order of Military Medical Merit.
Command Sergeant Major Steven J. Smith
Command Sgt. Maj. Steven J. Smith is a native of Las Vegas, Nevada. He enlisted in the United States Army as a 91B (Medical Specialist, now 68W) and attended Basic Combat Training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Sam Houston, Texas.
Smith's former leadership positions include senior line medic, medical evacuation NCO, treatment squad leader, small group leader, platoon sergeant, instructor/writer, senior operations NCO, first sergeant, and chief clinical NCO.
His former duty stations include Fort Hood, Texas; Schofield Barracks, Hawaii; Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Fort Sam Houston; Fort Lewis, Washington; Fort Drum, New York; and Fort Bliss, Texas. He deployed with the 101st Airborne (AASLT) Division in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and with the 10th Mountain Division in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
Smith's military education includes all levels of NCOES to include Class 65 of the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy. He has attended numerous functional courses to include Air Assault Course, Basic Airborne Course, Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Total Army Instructor Training Course, Tactical Combat Medical Care Course, Battle Staff Course, Combatives Level 1, Master Resilience Trainer Course, Advanced Joint Professional Military Education, and the Joint Medical Executive Skills Course. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Science.
Awards and decorations include the Bronze Star (one oak leaf cluster), Meritorious Service Medal (four oak leaf clusters), Army Commendation Medal (six oak leaf clusters), Army Achievement Medal (four oak leaf clusters), Meritorious Unit Citation, Army Good Conduct Medal (seventh award), National Defense Service Medal (one bronze star), Afghanistan Campaign Medal (one bronze star), Iraqi Campaign Medal (2 bronze stars), Global War On Terrorism Medal, Professional Development Ribbon (with numeral 4), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (with numeral 2), NATO Medal, Combat Medical Badge, Combat Action Badge, Expert Field Medical Badge, Parachute Badge, Air Assault Badge, Order of Military Medical Merit (O2M3), and he is a member of the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club.