Christine Wormuth

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Christine Wormuth
Christine Wormuth official portrait.jpg
25th United States Secretary of the Army
Assumed office
May 27, 2021
PresidentJoe Biden
Preceded byRyan McCarthy
11th Under Secretary of Defense for Policy
In office
June 23, 2014 – June 10, 2016
PresidentBarack Obama
Preceded byMichael D. Lumpkin (Acting)
Succeeded byBrian McKeon (Acting)
Personal details
Born (1969-04-19) April 19, 1969 (age 52)
San Diego, California, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
EducationWilliams College (BA)
University of Maryland, College Park (MPP)

Christine Wormuth (born April 19, 1969) is an American federal government official. In 2021, Wormuth became the 25th United States Secretary of the Army during the Joe Biden administration. She was the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy from 2014 to 2016 during the Barack Obama presidency.

In April 2021, President Joe Biden nominated Wormuth to be the 25th United States Secretary of the Army and if confirmed, she would be the first woman to hold that role.[1] She was confirmed on May 26, 2021.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Biden to nominate Wormuth to be first female Army secretary". POLITICO. Retrieved 2021-04-12.