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Learning through Myths and Legends

Myths and legends can offer insight into a culture’s values and beliefs, their perspective on the world and the things that matter most to them. Watch these videos of three different myths and legends.
Two U.S. Army Team Trace members sit at a table, talking on the phone and writing notes. One person stands and supervises.

Combined U.S.-German COVID response efforts make a difference

The U.S. forces in the Kaiserslautern area of Germany are working together with local German officials to monitor coronavirus cases and serve the community.
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Unique Features of Japanese Homes

Learn about some unique features of homes in Japan.
Three men in Army uniforms sit together, all wearing face masks. One is holding up a cell phone with a Facetime call in progress.

Connecticut National Guard and Uruguay State Partners Share COVID-19 Best Practices

The COVID-19 pandemic may have halted travel, but the importance of maintaining international partnerships remains.
A small globe sitting on top of an open book. There are more books beneath and behind the globe.

Travel Books to Read For When You Can’t Leave Home

When you can't leave home, the next best way to experience the world is through books.
Two men in Army uniforms pose for a photo.

Soldiers of Haitian descent stand ready to provide Creole translation when needed

National Guard soldiers are ready and willing to provide translation assistance as needed.
Plate of four pieces of baklava

Bring the world into your kitchen: Desserts to try your hand at

Taste the world by trying out these desserts from different cultures.
Close up shot of the British Museum in London

Tour Museums from the Comfort of Your Couch

Want to see the world but can't get away? Check out these virtual museum tours and collections.
A Florida Army Guard medic with the 256th Medical Company Area Support (MCAS), shows the procedures to perform first aid for an open chest wound to members of Guyana’s defense force and coast guard.

Florida Army Guard Partners with Guyana Defense Force to Strengthen Military Medical Readiness

A Florida Army Guard team traveled to Guyana last December to train medics in the country’s defense force and coast guard.
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