Cmdr. René Campos, USN (Ret), began her 30-year career as a photographer’s mate, enlisting in 1973, and was later commissioned a naval officer in 1982. Her last assignment was at the Pentagon as the Associate Director in the Office of Military Community and Family Policy under DoD Personnel and Readiness.
In October 2004, Campos joined MOAA to help establish a military family program and work on defense and military quality-of-life policy and readiness issues. She joined the MOAA health care team in September 2007, specializing in veterans and DoD health care systems, as well as advocating for wounded warrior care, women veterans, and caregiver support policies and programs.
Campos is a member of The Military Coalition (TMC) — a consortium of nationally prominent uniformed services and veterans’ organizations, representing approximately 5.5 million current and former members of the uniformed services, including their families and survivors, serving as the cochair on the Veterans Committee and as a member of the Health Care, Guard and Reserve, and Personnel, Compensation and Commissary committees.
Campos currently serves as MOAA's Senior Director of Government Relations, managing matters related to military and veterans’ health care, wounded, ill and injured, and caregiver policy.