Biden Picks Air Force Chief And 5 Other DOD Nominees

Law360 (April 27, 2021, 6:50 PM EDT) -- President Joe Biden on Tuesday nominated former U.S. Department of Defense acquisition chief Frank Kendall as Air Force secretary, among a slew of DOD nominees including former Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP national security practice chair Caroline Krass as its top legal officer.

Biden nominated 11 people for various defense and national security positions, including Kendall, a defense consultant and senior adviser at the Center for Strategic and International Studies who served as undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics for more than four years during the Obama administration.

Biden did not immediately comment on the nominations, and Kendall and several...

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