Frank Kendall became the 26th Secretary of the Department of the Air Force on July 28, 2021. An engineer, lawyer, and West Point graduate, Kendall was the Defense Department undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology, and logistics from 2012 to 2017. He spoke with Editor in Chief Tobias Naegele and Pentagon Editor Brian Everstine Aug. 6.
Airmen gained options as the Air Force dropped its one-size-fits-all approach to measuring fitness. Service leaders used the pandemic break to dig into the science of measuring fitness, rolling out a series of changes before testing resumed July 1. More changes are coming soon.
It was airpower that kicked in the door to Afghanistan in 2001 after the 9/11 attacks and it was airpower that closed out the campaign 20 years later these past few weeks.
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