New 16th Air Force commander sees collaboration as key in fight against cyberattacks

By Shelley K. Mesch / July 22, 2022 at 3:59 PM
The new commander of the 16th Air Force, Lt. Gen. Kevin Kennedy, said collaboration and partnerships across the service, joint forces and with industry will be key focuses of his tenure. Kennedy took the helm of the information warfare organization Thursday after serving two years as the U.S. Cyber Command director of operations. President Biden nominated Kennedy in late May, and he was confirmed by the Senate June 23. The organization stood up in July 2020 to focus on intelligence,...

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