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DoD Directive 5160.41E

This directive:
a. Reissues DoD Directive (DoDD) 5160.41E (Reference (a)) to establish Defense LREC Program policy and assign responsibilities.
b. Incorporates language, regional expertise, and culture as elements of the Defense LREC Program.
c. Provides guidance for the biennial Capabilities Based Review (CBR) and development, distribution, and update of the DoD Strategic Language List (SLL).
d. Designates the Secretary of the Army as the DoD Executive Agent (EA) for both the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center (DLIFLC) and the Contract Linguist Program in accordance with DoDD 5101.1 (Reference (b)).
e. Designates the Secretary of the Air Force as the DoD EA for the Defense Language Institute English Language Center (DLIELC) in accordance with Reference (b).
f. Establishes the Defense Language Steering Committee (DLSC) and updates members’ responsibilities.