Senior Pentagon officials are scheduled to appear at events around the Washington area this week. Congress is in recess.
Under Secretary of Defense for Policy John Rood speaks at a Center for Strategic and International Studies conference on "navigating geostrategic flux" in Asia.
The Atlantic Council hosts a panel discussion on transatlantic space cooperation.
The chief of U.S. Southern Command speaks at an Association of the United States Army forum.
The Brookings Institution hosts a panel discussion on strategic competition between the United States and China.
Marine Corps Commandant Gen. David Berger speaks at the Heritage Foundation.
Pentagon acquisition chief Ellen Lord is scheduled to speak at a government contracting conference hosted by George Mason University and Defense Acquisition University.