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Frank Kendall III

Frank Kendall III
Born (1949-01-26) January 26, 1949
Pittsfield, Massachusetts
Citizenship United States
Alma mater United States Military Academy (B.S.)
California Institute of Technology (M.S.)
Long Island University (M.B.A.)
Occupation Army engineer, Lawyer
Employer Renaissance Strategic Advisors
Known for Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics

Frank Kendall III (born January 26, 1949) is an American lawyer serving under President Barack Obama and Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel as the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics.[1][2][3][4]

Kendall is a graduate of the [4] At the USMA, Kendall was a classmate of Jack Reed, who is currently serving as senior United States Senator from Rhode Island.

In his civilian life Kendall has performed pro bono human rights work.[4][5] According to his official DoD biography he served on the board of directors of Amnesty International, of Human Rights First and of the Tahirih Justice Center. He has traveled to the Guantanamo Bay detention camps, as a human rights observer.


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  2. ^ "Senator Lifts Holds on Most Nominees".   mirror
  3. ^ "President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts".   mirror
  4. ^ a b c d "Frank Kendall: Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics".   mirror
  5. ^ Frank Kendall (2008-04-16). "Report from Guantanamo: military commissions a failure in progress".   mirror
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