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Maneuver Center of Excellence Language, Regional Expertise, and Culture (LREC) Program Guidance

The US Army's Manuever Center of Excellence has published guidance on training in language, regional expertise and culture.

Cultural Tools - Hofstede Center

Professor Geert Hofstede conducted one of the most comprehensive studies of how values in the workplace are influenced by culture. Learn a little bit more about his six dimensions of national culture here.

Air Force - Language and Culture Resources

Check out the resource portal for the Air Force on language and culture, and more links to other language and culture training sites.

Chef Works: Dining Etiquette Around the World

Check out this blog post from Chef Works about dining etiquette around the world.

Culture Crossing: A Basic Guide to Countries

Today we highlight CultureCrossing.net. CultureCrossing.net is an evolving database of cross-cultural information about every country in the world.  This user-built guide allows people from all walks of life to share essential tips with each other…

Culture Catches - February 2014

Culture Catches is a monthly compilation of news and articles related to the intersection of MILES (Military, Intelligence, Law Enforcement, and Security) issues and the behavioral and social sciences.
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Online Courses at the US Institute of Peace

The United States Institute of Peace (USIP) established the Academy Online to help educate and train practitioners to manage and transform conflict in all its phases, from preventing conflict to post-conflict peacebuilding.

The National Language Service Corps completes a successful year in 2013

2013 was a good year for the National Language Service Corps (NLSC). Read why here.
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Program Profile: The Olmsted Scholar Program

Each year, the Olmsted Scholar Program offers educational grants for two years of graduate study in a foreign language and other educational experiences in a foreign country to competitively selected career line officers from the four branches of…
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