The week ahead

By Tony Bertuca / February 26, 2024 at 5:00 AM

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin is scheduled to testify before the House Armed Services Committee this week to discuss his unannounced medical absence, while senior defense officials are slated to speak at a variety of other public events.


The National Security Space Association hosts the Defense and Intelligence Space Conference in Reston, VA. The event runs through Wednesday.


The Cybersecurity Summit 2024 is held in Washington.

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee holds a hearing on security issues in Yemen and the Red Sea.


The Brookings Institute hosts a discussion with Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Allvin.

The Hudson Institute hosts a discussion on Ukraine with the Joint Staff director for logistics.

The Senate Armed Services Committee holds a hearing on workforce challenges related to the U.S. defense industrial base.


The House Armed Services Committee holds a hearing with Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin on his unannounced medical absence.

The Center for Strategic and International Studies hosts a discussion with Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Adm. Christopher Grady.

The Senate Armed Services Committee holds a budget posture hearing with the heads of U.S. Space Command and U.S. Strategic Command.