The week ahead

By Tony Bertuca / September 25, 2023 at 5:00 AM

Senior defense officials are scheduled to speak around the Washington area this week, including at a congressional hearing to discuss the Biden administration's decision to keep U.S. Space Command in Colorado, rather than relocate it to Alabama.


The Center for Strategic and International Studies hosts a discussion with Pentagon acquisition chief Bill LaPlante on maritime security.


The House Armed Services military personnel subcommittee holds a hearing on military housing.

Defense News hosts a webcast featuring the Pentagon's deputy director of manufacturing technology.


The House Armed Services Committee holds a hearing with senior Pentagon officials on the Biden administration's decision to keep U.S. Space Command in Colorado.

The Senate Armed Services Committee hosts a hearing to consider the nominations for under secretary of defense for policy and assistant secretary of defense for acquisition.

Gen. Paul Nakasone, chief of U.S. Cyber Command and the National Security Agency, speaks at the National Press Club.

The House Foreign Affairs Committee holds a hearing on counterterrorism and Authorization for the Use of Military Force reform.

The House Foreign Affairs Indo-Pacific subcommittee holds a hearing on "Lasers and Water Cannons: Exposing the Chinese Communist Party's Harassment in the South China Sea."