The week ahead

By Tony Bertuca  
July 8, 2019 at 5:00 AM

The House is scheduled to begin consideration of the fiscal year 2020 defense authorization bill, while the Senate Armed Services Committee holds a nomination hearing for the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Tuesday

The Senate Armed Services emerging threats and capabilities subcommittee holds a hearing on the area of responsibility for U.S. Southern Command.

Wednesday

The Center for Strategic and International Studies hosts a discussion on the U.S. conflict in Afghanistan.

The Future Space Leaders conference is held in Washington.

Thursday

The Senate Armed Services Committee holds a nomination hearing for Gen. Mark Milley to become the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

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