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At VDCA you’re not just a client, you are Family!

As brothers and sisters in arms, we walked some of the same ground together. We enjoyed good times but all suffered through enormous challenges. We have each struggled in our own way. Remember, in war there are no unwounded service members!


 Command Sergeant Major (RET), Mark Gerecht 


Mark is a retired Army Command Sergeant Major with 26 years of service. He entered active military service on 9 June 1981 and retired on 1 January 2007. He spent half of his career overseas in Europe and Asia.  His military occupational specialties include Field Artillery Cannon Crewman, Nuclear Weapons Specialist, and Ammunition Specialist. 

Mark served in all leadership positions, from squad leader to Command Sergeant Major. His senior leadership positions included: serving as the CSM of the 6th Ordnance Battalion (Camp Carroll, Korea), the Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, -Garrison CSM, the Interim CSM for the Army’s Aviation and Missile Command, a tour of duty with the Human Resource Command as the Ordnance Branch Assignment Manager for Ordnance missile maintenance, ammunition, and EOD Soldiers. He also served as a platoon sergeant, operations sergeant, and two tours as a First Sergeant. 

Mark is also an author on leadership, training, evaluation, and mentoring. In 2000, Mark published a book entitled The Mentor. He published 15 other books and co-authored another 17 books, eight software products, and seven mobile applications. His publications and software have sold over one million copies and are top sellers in the military market. Many of Mark’s products are used as unofficial military training resources. He was inducted into the Army Ordnance Hall of Fame, the Sergeant Morales Leadership Club, and is an Honorary member of the Sergeant Audie Murphy Leadership Club.  He holds two patents. He earned a Master’s Degree in Administration with a concentration in Human Resource Management from Central Michigan University. He is married to his wife Patricia of 42 years. They have one daughter and reside in Huntsville, Alabama.

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Mark is as straight forward as they come. Always professional and very personable. He is open-minded and works hard to resolve problems quickly. He is fair and honest in his business dealings. We have worked together for over 10 years and it has always been a wonderful, professional relationship. I highly recommend Mark as a business leader in his field.

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