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.
Vol. 104, No. 9
The U.S. cannot wait for a crisis moment to address China's pacing threat.
There was an internal DOD struggle over which space capabilities and assets will leave the Army and Navy and become part of Space Force.
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.
Introducing unknowns to how adversaries understand U.S. operations can throw a wrench into adversarial decision-making.
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.
After two spaceflights, Grissom was at the top of the test pilot pyramid, and the risks grew greater.
The Department of the Air Force is pursuing a future in which it buys all its IT as a service, from cloud computing to networking and from email to the help desk.
Will recent cyber attacks and severe weather effects on the energy grid be enough to wake up the Air Force—and the general public?
“The U.S. already spends more on defense than the next 10 countries combined.” ... But is the assertion true?
Afghanistan Exit; Force Generation Redo; New PT Uniforms; JADC2 Program Office; and more ...
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