The week ahead

By Tony Bertuca / July 15, 2019 at 5:00 AM

Senate lawmakers have scheduled a confirmation hearing this week for acting Defense Secretary Mark Esper. Meanwhile, senior defense officials are slated to appear around the Washington area.


The Senate Armed Services Committee is slated to hold a confirmation hearing for acting Defense Secretary Mark Esper.

The Association of the United States Army hosts a breakfast with Lt. Gen. Paul Ostrowski, the principal military deputy to the Army's acquisition chief.

FedInsider hosts a conference on government networks featuring senior military officials.


Sens. Angus King (I-ME) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) as well as Coast Guard Vice Commandant Adm. Charles Rayspeak at a symposium on the impacts of an ice-diminishing Arctic on naval and maritime operations.

Textron executives are slated to discuss the company's quarterly earnings.

AAR is set to hold an investor day in New York City.


Air Force Lt. Gen. Thomas Broussiere, head of the Eleventh Air Force and Alaska National Guard Assistant Adjutant General Brig. Gen. Joseph Streff speak at the Arctic symposium.

The Center for Strategic and International Studies hosts an event on long-range precision fires.

The National Industrial Security Program Policy Advisory Committee hosts a meeting.

Adm. Philip Davidson, head of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, speaks at the Aspen Security Forum in Aspen, CO.


The Air Force Association hosts a breakfast with Air Force Space Command's director of operations and communications.