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Learn about Women’s World Cup Competitors through VCATs

Learn more about the competing nations of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Thailand, Jamaica, Nigeria, and Japan through a Virtual Culture Awareness Trainer (VCAT).
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Relationship-building is key for Civil-Military Cooperation specialists in the Caribbean

Over 20 countries are participating in Exercise TRADEWINDS in the Dominican Republic. Exercises such as these are vital for strengthening partnerships between militaries and non-military organizations.
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Relationship Repair with CAOCL's Dr. Lauren Mackenzie and Kristin Post

The Eagles, Globes, and Anchors podcast from the Marine Corps War College recently hosted Dr. Lauren Mackenzie and Kristin Post from CAOCL to discuss their article on relationship repair strategies.
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Hone your language skills and cultural knowledge with CultureReady

Here on CultureReady, we have a variety of resources for a wide audience, from our videos, made up largely of interviews featured in our Virtual Culture Awareness Trainers (VCATs), to information on scholarship opportunities for university-bound…
Woman wearing a backpack sitting on a bench, sneezing into a tissue next to a suitcase with a map on top.

Sick Overseas? Plan Ahead With These Tips

No one plans to get sick overseas, but it's still good to plan ahead. We’ve compiled some of the top tips to consider both before you travel abroad, and while you are in a foreign country.
Commander USCGC Bertholf meeting with Philippine Counterparts

U.S., Philippine Coast Guards Conduct Joint Search and Rescue Exercise

Alameda based National Security Cutter Bertholf (WMSL 750) and vessels from the Philippine Coast Guard conducted joint search-and-rescue exercises at sea west of Manila May 14.
Military students from DLIFLC perform a cultural dance during Language Day

DLIFLC's Language Day: Sharing Culture and Language Outside of the Classroom

Every year, the Defense Language Institute hosts Language Day, a celebration of culture and language around the world. Learn more about this year's event.
Staff Sgt. Nicholas Takara, Hawaii Air National Guardsman, patrols at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait

Hawaii Air National Guardsman celebrates culture, AAPI Month

One National Guardsman's story about his own journey as an Asian-American in the armed forces, and how his cultural heritage and language training have helped him to promote cultural awareness among his fellow Airmen.
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Celebrating May Day

The first day of May is significant for multiple reasons around the world. For some, it’s May Day, and represents the end of winter and beginning of summer. In many countries it’s also Labor Day, and serves as both a day off work and a day of…
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