WASHINGTON — The Secretary of the Army, Christine Wormuth, swore in Gabe Camarillo as the 35th Under Secretary of the Army, in a ceremony on Feb. 8, 2022, at the Pentagon.
“I am thrilled to welcome Under Secretary Gabe Camarillo back to the Army team. He brings a wealth of experience in the military’s modernization and personnel portfolios and will hit the ground running immediately,” said Wormuth.
As the Under Secretary of the Army, Mr. Camarillo is the Secretary of the Army’s senior civilian assistant and principal adviser on matters related to the management and operation of the Army. He is also the Chief Management Officer of the Army.
“I jumped at the chance to come back and serve with Soldiers, Army Civilians, and their families. I’ve always been impressed by the talent they bring and the sacrifice they make for the country,” said Camarillo. “I look forward to supporting our Soldiers and Army Civilians in their role and hope to make their path a little bit easier.”
Mr. Camarillo’s prior career includes significant experience in law, government, national security and private industry.
Mr. Camarillo previously served as Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Manpower & Reserve Affairs) where he was responsible for military and civilian personnel and reserve component matters for the Air Force.
He previously also served as the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics & Technology), helping to lead and supervise Army modernization programs, procurement, logistics and Research and Development investment.