The U.S.-China Disaster Management Exchange (DME) promoted strategic dialogue with the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) to foster mutual trust and understanding. The DME allows hands-on and side-by-side interaction between the U.S. Army and PLA on Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HA/DR) operations. This year, West Point cadets participated for the first time.
The Special Operations Forces Teletraining System (SOFTS) is a program that takes advantage of proprietary and commercial off-the-shelf technology to deliver real-time language and culture training to students anywhere in the world, including those who are unable to attend traditional classes at traditional training institutions.
Joint Knowledge Online is the DoD advanced distributed learning capability for military and civilian individual and staff online training.
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.
This video looks at the concept of working together and adjusting to fit the pace of the culture around you. This is a part of the Culture Matters video series.
This video highlights the difference between force and impact, and how culture can be a powerful tool in neutralizing a threat. This is part of the Culture Matters video series.
This video highlights how every person is a part of many different subcultures within their larger culture. This is a part of the Culture Matters video series.
This video offers a montage of Army training clips, including culture training. This is a part of the Culture Matters video series.
This video highlights the importance of knowing your own culture, especially during a deployment. This is a part of the Culture Matters video series.
This video discusses how there are no excuses when it comes to cultural competency. Every soldier needs to understand the cultures they interact with. This is a part of the Culture Matters video series.