U.S. ARMY INSTITUTE OF SURGICAL RESEARCH
"Optimizing Combat Casualty Care"

USAISR Leadership

COL. MARK STACKLE

COLONEL (DR) MARK STACKLE

COMMANDER, USAISR

Colonel Stackle began his Army career after graduating in 1997 from Gonzaga University where he also served as the student body president. He received his Doctor of Medicine degree in 2001 from Georgetown University School of Medicine and went on to complete his Family Medicine residency at Tripler Army Medical Center, Hawaii, where he served as Chief Resident.

After completion of his residency training, Colonel Stackle commanded the United States Army Health Clinic Babenhausen, Germany, from 2004 to 2006, and served as the Medical Director for the Army Medical Department's Armed Force Health Longitudinal Technology Application (AHLTA) Program Office in Washington, D.C., from 2006 to 2009, part of which he served with the 526th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, during Operation Iraqi Freedom. In 2011, Colonel Stackle completed the Madigan Faculty Development Fellowship during which he earned his Masters in Business Administration from Pacific Lutheran University. After completion of his fellowship, he served as a faculty physician with the Eisenhower Army Medical Center Family Medicine Residency Program at Fort Gordon, Georgia, before serving as Family Medicine Residency Program Director at Womack Army Medical Center at Fort Bragg, North Carolina from 2012 to 2015. Subsequently, he was assigned as the Deputy Commander for Clinical Services at US Army Medical Activity Japan from 2015 to 2017. From 2017 to 2019, Colonel Stackle served as the Command Surgeon for the 4th Infantry Division at Fort Carson, Colorado and deployed as the United States Forces Afghanistan Command Surgeon in support of Operation Freedom's Sentinel and Resolute Support. Colonel Stackle's most recent assignment was a one-year assignment at the United States Army War College in Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania where he earned his Masters in Strategic Studies degree in 2020.

Colonel Stackle's military awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal with three oak leaf clusters, the Army Commendation Medal with three oak leaf clusters, the Joint Service Achievement Medal, the Army Achievement Medal, and the Air Assault badge. He is a member of the Order of Military Medical Merit and has been awarded the "A" Proficiency Designator by the Army Surgeon General. Certified by the American Board of Family Medicine, he is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians.

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