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Military offers humanitarian relief in wake of devastating hurricanes

In the wake of what has so far been a devastating hurricane season, the U.S. military, FEMA, and numerous other groups have been working hard to deliver relief and aid to the Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Here, we highlight a few of these relief missions.

Joint Knowledge Online (JKO)

Joint Knowledge Online is the DoD advanced distributed learning capability for military and civilian individual and staff online training.

Service Culture Centers

The military services established culture centers to initially train on Iraqi and Afghan cultures. Since that time, the scope of the centers has widened to include a more global approach to culture and language learning.

Air Force Language Enabled Airmen Program in Action

The Language Enabled Airman Program (LEAP) is designed and managed by the Air Force Culture and Language Center (AFCLC) to sustain, enhance and utilize the existing language skills and talents of Airmen. The goal of LEAP is to develop a core group of general-purpose force (GPF) Airmen across specialties and careers possessing the capability to communicate in one or more foreign languages.

Distance Learning Designed for the U.S. Air Force

The purpose of this descriptive study is to discuss the creation and implementation of a self-paced course designed to present military and academic course content in an engaging and interactive format. The paper reviews the "Introduction to Cross-Cultural Communication" course piloted to 150 Air Force personnel in Spring 2011 and reveals the challenges and opportunities inherent to self-paced courses for student service members and instructors.

Adapting to US Military Culture As an Immigrant

Read about Staff Sgt. Jomar Perez and his experience adapting to military culture as an immigrant, and how he learned to flourish in the military.

Check out the Air Force Culture Center's Fall Bulletin

Check out the Air Force Culture and Language Center's new fall bulletin to find out information on the release of Air Force University’s First Public Mobile App, information about the LEAP program and much more.

Cross Cultural Competence in the Department of Defense: An Annotated Bibliography

This document was produced through an ad hoc collaboration among scientists from three Military Services (U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force, and U.S. Marine Corps) to summarize and highlight 3C research focused on, or relevant to, the military.

AF Negotiation Center of Excellence wins prestigious award

The Air Force Negotiation Center of Excellence was awarded the General Counsel's Alternative Dispute Resolution Award for 2013.

AFCLC supports Air University with variety of culture-based courses

AFCLC faculty members are charged with infusing culture content into all levels of Professional Military Education.