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.
“I want to emphasize the important role language training and cultural understanding play in today’s global operations,” Kendall said in his keynote address. “Language is a warfighting capability. Our language-enabled Airmen and Guardians operate in foreign countries around the world, and their
Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr., and Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force JoAnne Bass arrived to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, to visit Liberty Village and the members supporting Task Force Liberty Sept. 25.
Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall presented his State of the Forces address during the Air Force Association Air, Space and Cyber Conference, Sept. 20.
More than 230 military, college and university senior leaders attended the virtual National Discussion on Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment at America’s Colleges, Universities and Service Academies, which included keynote and breakout sessions along with panel discussions, allowing them to
The base, which is headquarters for U.S. Indo-Pacific Command and Pacific Air Forces, was the first stop on Kendall’s first official trip as Secretary. It was no random choice. Nor was it an accident that it came less than a month into his tenure.
Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall and Space Force Chief of Space Operations Gen. John W. “Jay” Raymond highlight the importance of space during speeches at the 36th Space Symposium.