Culture Team Recommended Reading

What role does understanding culture play in the trajectory of your professional military education?  Whether today is the first day of your military career or the start of your first decade, will you be interacting and working with indigenous leaders, security forces, and local populations? How can understanding different cultures enable you to be successful in your mission?

In "The Cultural Imperative for Professional Military Education and Leader Development," Allison Abbe and Stanley Halpin argue that cultural training and education is integral to the broad cultural capability needed by the general-purpose force, adding that a shift is needed in professional military education and leader development programs to ensure a comprehensive and sustainable cultural capability across the force.

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