Kendall calls out Tuberville holds, urges passage of budget

By Shelley K. Mesch / September 11, 2023 at 12:16 PM
(Editor's Note: This story has been updated to reflect additional remarks Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall made during his speech.) NATIONAL HARBOR, MD -- Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall used his keynote speech at an Air and Space Forces Association conference Monday to call on Congress to pass a budget and for Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-AL) to lift his blockade of military nominations. Kendall listed six requests to Congress: Don’t hold promotions of officers. Don’t block reprogramming requests over...

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