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Jones steps down as Air Force under secretary

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Under Secretary of the Air Force Gina Ortiz Jones will step down and Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management and Comptroller Kristyn E. Jones, will perform the duties of under secretary of the Air Force, effective March 6.

“Throughout her tenure, Under Secretary Jones has been a tireless advocate for the Department of the Air Force and its people. Her leadership in enabling all Airmen, Guardians, and their families to serve to their full potential and providing the resources they need has enhanced the readiness of the Air and Space Force for years to come. The department is grateful for her dedicated service," Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall said. “Kristyn Jones will do a fantastic job keeping the momentum going."

Since May 4, 2022, Kristyn Jones provided financial management and analytical services necessary for the effective and efficient use of Air Force resources, to include nearly 700,000 military and civilian personnel and a budget of more than $194 billion.