The week ahead

By Marjorie Censer Tony Bertuca / January 16, 2018 at 5:00 AM

The week features the expected release of the National Defense Strategy as well as House Speaker Paul Ryan discussing military readiness. Senior Pentagon officials also have several public engagements.


The Army chief of staff speaks at an Association of the United States Army breakfast in Arlington, VA.

The Defense Innovation Board meets in Arlington, VA.


House Speaker Paul Ryan discusses military readiness at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions executives speak at a Needham conference in New York.

Roger Krone, the chief executive of Leidos, speaks at a Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce conference.

Matthew Donovan, the under secretary of the Air Force, speaks at a breakfast in Washington.

Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson speaks at the National Academy of Sciences about Air Force research.

Navy Secretary Richard Spencer and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson appear before the House Armed Services Committee to discuss surface warfare.


Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is expected to release the National Defense Strategy. The time and location have yet to be announced.