Mr. Frank Kendall is the 26th Secretary of the Air Force. In this role, Mr. Kendall leads the Department of the Air Force, comprised of the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Space Force. He is responsible for organizing, training, and equipping Air and Space Forces and for the welfare of 697,000 active duty, Guard, Reserve, and civilian Airmen, Guardians, and their families. As the Department’s senior leader overseeing an annual budget of more than $173 billion, Mr. Kendall directs strategy, policy, acquisitions, technology, personnel, and risk management. He implements decisions of the President and Congress and fulfills Combatant Commanders’ operational requirements.