25th U.S. Secretary of the Army
The Honorable Christine Wormuth was confirmed by the U.S. Senate and appointed as the 25th Secretary of the U.S. Army on May 27, 2021. Prior to confirmation, Wormuth was the Director of the International Defense and Security Center at the RAND Corporation. Before joining RAND, Wormuth served in several roles during the Obama Administration including the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Homeland Defense, the Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Defense at the National Security Council, and the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Strategy, Plans, and forces. Wormuth holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Fine Arts from Williams College and a Masters of Public Policy from the University of Maryland.