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Gestures Can Speak Louder than Words: Body Language in the Arab World

In Arab countries, a warm greeting is placing your right hand on your heart. Learn more about the meaning behind this and other gestures used in the Arab world.
Ten Hispanic aircrew members of Team Offutt pose for a photo outside of a RC-135 aircraft prior to a training flight in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.

Hispanic Heritage Month takes flight

Members of Team Offutt conducted a training flight featuring 10 Hispanic or Latinx aircrew members in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.
A U.S. service member greets two Ugandan service members.

Military leaders recognize partnership, regional security

Maj. Gen. Stephen Neary thanked Brig. Gen. Omola for Uganda’s contributions to regional security, and its longstanding partnership with the U.S. Marines, which has fostered growth between the two countries.
Close up of a hot cappuccino in a white coffee cup with heart shape latte art on dark brown old wood table at a cafe.

Drinking Coffee Around the World

How is coffee enjoyed around the world?
Four people carrying desks and chairs while wearing face masks.

Partnership through Community Relations in Rota, Spain

Naval Station Rota community members participated in multiple community relations projects at local Spanish schools.
A close-up shot of a shofar, or ram's horn, sitting on top of a worn book. In the background is a jar of honey with a wooden honey dipper on top.

Observing Rosh Hashanah

Learn more about the holiday of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year.
Capt. Allen Paul Jordan poses for a photo with Qatari Brig. Gen. Sultan Mohammed Sultan Al Shawani, a multilingual school commander. The two men are shaking hands.

West Virginia Guardsman graduates Arabic course in Qatar

A bilateral affairs officer of the West Virginia National Guard recently graduated from a three-week basic Arabic course offered at the Qatar Armed Forces Language Institute in Al Sheehaniya, Qatar.
The U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band’s Five-Star Brass quintet performed for senior citizens at Böblingen and Singlefingen nursing homes on August 1. Photo by Larry Reilly, USAG Stuttgart Public Affairs

Military band creates memories with Stuttgart seniors

The U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band’s Five-Star Brass quintet performed for senior citizens at Böblingen and Singlefingen nursing homes on August 1.
A giant panda cub resting on a tree.

How does a giant panda get its name?

With the arrival of a new giant panda cub to the National Zoo in Washington, D.C., many people are now wondering: what will its name be?
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