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Take Our Newest CultureReady Basics Courses in Korean and Farsi

Find out more about our newest CultureReady Basics courses.
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The European Day of Languages

September 26th is celebrated as every year as the European Day of Languages. Learn more on today's CultureReady blog.
U.S. Air Force Maj. Joshua Shields, left, and Brazilian navy Lt. j.g. Guedes perform a patient evaluation during port visit in Sao Joao Batista, Brazil, Aug. 10, 2019.

U.S. and Brazilian Medical Team Completes Amazon Humanitarian Mission

Six U.S. military medical professionals completed a 26-day Brazil Riverine humanitarian medical mission.
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Join the National Language Service Corps (NLSC)!

Why should you join the National Language Service Corps? Read today's blog to find out!
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Friendship at center of large-scale US-Jordan Exercise Eager Lion 19

Friendship, or “sidaqa” in Arabic, serves as the foundation for the more than 8,000 multinational troops in Jordan as part of Exercise Eager Lion 2019.
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Training Tomorrow's Leaders Through YALI

Learn more about the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) and the Mandela Washington Fellowship.
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Travel Prepared with the CIA's World Factbook Travel Facts

Traveling? Don't forget to consult the CIA's new World Factbook Travel Facts, with important information for other countries on vaccinations, visa requirements, electricity and plug types, potable water, and more.
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NMCB 4, Indonesian Marines Conduct Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Elementary School During CARAT 2019

U.S. Navy Seabees and Indonesian Marines conducted a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of a construction project at the SDN Duduk Sampeyan Elementary School as part of CARAT Indonesia 2019.
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Utilize your language skills with the U.S. Census Bureau

If you have foreign language skills, consider working for the United States Census Bureau, to help collect data on understanding language use in your community.
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