8:00 a.m., Gen. Robin Rand, Commander, Air Force Global Strike Command, "The Land and Air Based Deterrent." Part of the Huessy Congressional Breakfast Seminar Series. At the Capitol Hill Club, 300 First St. SE, Washington. Request an invitation by email.
4:00-4:45 p.m. MDT (2:00-2:45 p.m. EDT), Frank Klotz, Administrator, National Nuclear Security Administration; Cliff Kupchan, Eurasia Group; Bernadette Meehan, former spokesperson, National Security Council; and Danielle Pletka, American Enterprise Institute, "Pacta Sunt Servanda." [Panel discussion on the Iran nuclear deal.] Part of the Aspen Security Forum. Aspen Institute, Aspen, CO. Registration is closed. Webcast on the Aspen website.
8:00 a.m., John Harvey, former Principal Deputy Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Nuclear and Chemical and Biological Defense Programs, "Sustaining Consensus on Triad Modernization: Transition to the New Administration." Part of the Huessy Congressional Breakfast Series. At the Capitol Hill Club, 300 First St. SE, Washington. Request an invitation by email.
10:00-11:30 a.m., Lt. Gen. Trey Obering, former Missile Defense Agency director; Todd Harrison, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS); Thomas Karako, CSIS, "The Missile Defense Agency and the Color of Money." CSIS, 1616 Rhode Island Ave. NW, Washington. RSVP online.
25th anniversary of the signing of START I treaty by President George H.W. Bush and Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev. Moscow. The treaty reduced the number of U.S. and Russian deployed strategic nuclear weapons by 40 percent to 6,000 each.
8:00 a.m., Lt. Gen. Jack Weinstein, Air Force Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategic Deterrence and Nuclear Integration, "The Requirements and Contributions of Nuclear Deterrence." Part of the Huessy Congressional Breakfast Seminar Series. At the Capitol Hill Club, 300 First St. SE, Washington. Request an invitation by email.
10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., retired Gen. Robert Kehler, former Commander, U.S. Strategic Command; retired Gen. James Kowalski, former Vice Commander, U.S. Strategic Command; and other speakers TBA, "The Enduring Requirements of Deterrence: Transition to a New Administration" Sponsored by Minot (ND) Task Force 21. At the Capitol Hill Club, 300 First St. SE, Washington. RSVP online.
Third presidential debate, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV.
Missile Defense Agency, intercept flight test (FTG-15) of the Ground-Based Midcourse (GMD) missile defense system. Vandenberg Air Force Base, Lompoc, CA, and Reagan Test Site, Marshall Islands. This is the first GMD intercept test since June 2014.
6:00-9:00 p.m., Thomas Pickering, former Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs; and Richard Somerville, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, "Bulletin of Atomic Scientists Annual Dinner." Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St., Chicago.