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Matt Quinn
Under Secretary of Veterans Affairs for Memorial Affairs
Assumed office
June 23, 2021
President Joe Biden
Deputy Ronald E. Walters, Principal Deputy Under Secretary
Preceded by Randy Reeves
27th Adjutant General of Montana

In office
April 2012 – January 2021
Governor Brian Schweitzer
Steve Bullock
Greg Gianforte
Preceded by John Walsh
Succeeded by John Hronek
Personal details
Born Matthew Quinn
Spouse(s) Jody Quinn
Children 5
Military service
Service/branch  United States Army
Rank Major General
Unit Army National Guard
Montana National Guard

Matthew T. "Matt" Quinn is an American retired military officer and government official who is the senate-confirmed Under Secretary of Veterans Affairs for Memorial Affairs in the Biden administration.[1]


Quinn earned a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from Montana State University, a Master of Business Administration from the University of Montana, and a Master of Strategic Studies from the United States Army War College.[2]


During his career, Quinn has served in the United States Army and Army National Guard. From April 2012 to January 2021, Quinn was the 27th adjutant general of Montana, serving as commander of the Montana National Guard and director of the Montana Department of Military Affairs.[3][4] On April 9, 2021, President Joe Biden announced his intent to nominate Quinn to be the Under Secretary of Veterans Affairs for Memorial Affairs. On April 19, 2021, his nomination was sent to the Senate.[5] His nomination was reported out of the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs, and confirmed by the full Senate on June 17, 2021.[1] He was sworn into office on June 23, 2021 by Secretary Denis McDonough.[6]


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