Frank Kendall III

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Frank Kendall
Frank Kendall DOD photo.JPG
United States Secretary of the Air Force
Assuming office
TBD
PresidentJoe Biden
SucceedingJohn P. Roth (acting)
Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics
In office
October 6, 2011 – January 20, 2017
PresidentBarack Obama
Preceded byAsh Carter
Succeeded byJimmy MacStravic (Acting)
Personal details
Born (1949-01-26) January 26, 1949 (age 72)
Pittsfield, Massachusetts, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
EducationUnited States Military Academy (BS)
California Institute of Technology (MS)
Long Island University (MBA)
Georgetown University (JD)

Frank Kendall III (born January 26, 1949) is an American engineer, lawyer, and executive. From 2012 to 2017 he served as the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics in the Barack Obama administration.[1][2][3]

In April 2021, President Joe Biden nominated Kendall III to be the United States Secretary of the Air Force.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. S. HRG. 112–745 (112th Congress, 2012).
  2. "Senator Lifts Holds on Most Nominees". New York Times. 9 February 2010. Archived from the original on 16 October 2011. Retrieved 24 September 2011.CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  3. "President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts". whitehouse.gov. 2009-07-30. Retrieved 2009-08-03 – via National Archives.
  4. Gould, Valerie Insinna, Joe (2021-04-27). "Biden to nominate Frank Kendall as Air Force secretary". Defense News. Retrieved 2021-04-27.