The week ahead

By Tony Bertuca / December 13, 2021 at 5:00 AM

The Senate returns to Washington this week to vote on a final defense authorization bill. Meanwhile, senior defense officials are slated to speak at several events.


The Air Force Association hosts a discussion with the commander of U.S. Air Forces, Europe, Africa and Allied Air Command.

AFA also hosts a discussion on the National Nuclear Security Administration.

The Association of the United States Army hosts a webinar on "growing the force for tomorrow's Reserve."

The Center for Strategic and International Studies hosts a discussion on modernizing intelligence in the gray zone.


The Center for a New American Security hosts a conversation with Marine Corps Commandant Gen. David Berger.


The Washington Space Business Roundtable hosts a discussion with the director of staff headquarters for the Space Force.


CSIS hosts a discussion with Navy Secretary Carlos Del Toro and other senior defense officials.

The Heritage Foundation hosts a discussion on vaccine mandates and the defense industrial base.