Maj. Gen. Genaro Dellarocco
Maj. Gen. Genaro J. Dellarocco is the Commanding General, U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command. He assumed the position in October 2010. Prior to this assignment, he served as the Program Executive Officer, Missiles and Space, Redstone Arsenal, Ala. He was responsible for all life cycle activities of assigned programs including the Army's two largest international cooperative development programs-the Medium Extended Air Defense System and the Multiple Launch Rocket System. On behalf of the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics), he managed all 38 of the Army's missile systems.
Dellarocco has also served as the Deputy Commanding General for System of Systems Integration, U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, Fort Belvoir, Va. His responsibilities included quickly placing the right technology into the hands of war fighters and integrating research, development, and engineering across the entire spectrum of the Army's technology base including: Army Laboratories and Research, Development, and Engineering Centers, Department of Defense Laboratories, universities, industry, sister services, ally and foreign services, and other science and technology sources.
He has also served as the chief of the Capabilities and Acquisition Division, J8, the Joint Staff from 2005-2006 and as the director, U.S. Army Acquisition Support Center. He served from 2001-2003 as the Project Manager for Force Projection at Program Executive Office, Combat Support and Combat Service Support in Warren, Mich. He graduated the U.S. Army War College at Carlisle, Pa., (Class of 2001) and its Advanced Strategic Arts Program.
Prior to his attendance at the War College, Dellarocco was assigned as the Product Manager, Petroleum and Water Systems, U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command in Warren, Mich., from 1997-2000.
In 1995, he worked in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Research, Development, and Acquisition (SARDA). At SARDA, Dellarocco handled Congressional activities and served as the Air and Missile Defense Branch Chief for the Missile Systems Directorate. Prior to the SARDA assignment, he served a joint tour (1992-1995) with the Ballistic Missile Defense Organization (BMDO). Based on this assignment, he was formally designated as Joint Specialty Officer in 1998. As a precursor to the BMDO assignment, he spent a year in the Training with Industry Program at the McDonnell Douglas Astronautics (Space Systems) Company in 1988. Also, he was inducted into the Army Acquisition Corps in 1990.
During the 1980s, Dellarocco served in several logistics assignments. He started in Germany as battalion S4, 703rd Maintenance Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division in Kitzingen. Later he transferred to the 493rd Supply and Service Company, 2nd Support Command in Wurzberg to lead a Petroleum Platoon. He later went on to command the 493rd. Upon his return from Germany, Dellarocco became a senior instructor at the U.S. Army Quartermaster School and was a member of the Light Infantry Division New Organization Training Team. In the late 1980s, he served at Anniston Army Depot as the executive officer to the Director for Total Quality Management and as deputy director of Supply.
Upon graduating from Lake Superior State College in 1978, he earned a Bachelor of Science in business administration (marketing concentration) and received a Regular Army commission in the Quartermaster Corps. He earned a Master of Science in material acquisition management from the Florida Institute of Technology (1991), a Master of Military Art and Science while attending the Command and General Staff College (1992), and a Master of Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College (2001).
Maj. Gen. Genaro Dellarocco assumed the position of Commanding General, U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command, in October 2010.
Lake Superior State College Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
Florida Institute of Technology Master of Science in Material Acquisition Management
Command and General Staff College Master of Military Art and Science
U.S. Army War College Master of Strategic Studies