The Insider

The week ahead

February 12, 2018 |
Tony Bertuca

The Pentagon will submit its fiscal year 2019 budget Monday, and the service vice chiefs are scheduled to testify on Capitol Hill later in the week on military readiness. Meanwhile, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is traveling to Italy for a NATO ministerial.

Monday

The Pentagon is expected to formally present its FY-19 budget request. Watch Inside Defense for in-depth coverage.

Air Force Under Secretary Matt Donovan will discuss the service's FY-19 budget request at an Air Force Association breakfast in Washington.

The Brookings Institution holds a panel discussion on the Nuclear Posture Review.

The Center for Strategic and International Studies hosts an event on the geostrategic challenges in the Eastern Mediterranean.

CSIS also holds an event on oversight and accountability in the U.S. security sector.

Tuesday

The Senate Armed Services Committee holds a hearing on DOD's role in protecting democratic elections.

The executive deputy director of the Defense Information Systems Agency speaks at the Federal Networks Conference in Tysons Corner, VA.

Wednesday

The House Armed Services readiness subcommittee holds a hearing on Air Force readiness.

The House Armed Services Committee holds a hearing with the chief of U.S. Pacific Command on the security challenges in the Indo-Pacific region.

The Senate Armed Services Committee holds a hearing with the vice chiefs on the state of U.S. military readiness.

The Senate Armed Services personnel subcommittee holds a hearing on military and civilian personnel programs and family readiness.

Senior DOD officials are scheduled to speak at the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association's annual Air, Space and Cyber IT Day in Falls Church, VA.

Thursday

The House Armed Services Committee holds a hearing with foreign policy experts on strategic competition with China.

The House Armed Services emerging threats and capabilities subcommittee holds a hearing on U.S. Special Operations Command's FY-19 budget request.

The Senate Armed Services Committee holds a hearing with the chiefs of U.S. Northern and Southern commands.

Friday

Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson will discuss air and space power at an Air Force Association breakfast in Washington.

The House Financial Services monetary policy and trade subcommittee holds a hearing on the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States.

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