Kendall departing Pentagon amid new law that would eliminate his office

By Tony Bertuca / January 19, 2017 at 4:20 PM
Frank Kendall, the Pentagon's acquisition chief, will leave his job this week, setting the stage for his office to be disestablished over the course of the next year and its responsibilities divided up between two new congressionally mandated posts -- a chief innovation officer and an official who manages programs. Kendall, who was appointed by President Obama in October 2011, released a book Jan. 13 on Defense Acquisition University's website detailing his lessons learned and advice for the future. The...

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