THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON ANNOUNCES THE NOMINATION OF GREGORY ROBERT DAHLBERG TO BE UNDER SECRETARY OF THE ARMY
The President announces the nomination of Gregory Robert Dahlberg as Under Secretary of the Army.
Mr. Dahlberg, of Alexandria, Virginia, comes to the Department of Defense with nearly 20 years of experience working on budget and finance matters on Capitol Hill. He is currently the Democratic Staff Director on the House Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, a position he has held since 1995. Prior to his current position, Mr. Dahlberg served for 14 years with the House Committee on Appropriations in several different capacities. During this time, he worked on a wide variety of issues, ranging from setting up the finance structure for the Gulf War, making recommendations for yearly congressional discretionary funding allocations across all federal departments and helping to write the budget enforcement contained in the landmark 1990 "Andrews Air Force Base Budget Summit Agreement." Mr. Dahlberg also spent four years as a Program Analyst at the U.S. Department of Transportation in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Budget and Programs from 1976 through 1980.
Mr. Dahlberg received his B.A. Degree in Business Administration from Luther College in Decorah, Iowa and his Masters in Public Administration in Urban Affairs from American University in Washington, DC.
The Under Secretary of the Army is the second ranking civilian in the Department of the Army. He is the principal staff advisor and deputy to the Secretary of the Army and acts as the Secretary in his absence.