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Cross-Cultural Competence (3C)

Assessing Culture and Regional Training Programs Across DoD: After-Action Report

This is the after-action report from the Assessing Culture and Regional Training Programs Across DoD project commissioned by DLNSEO, which called for the expanded and strategic use of the CQ Military Survey across DoD.

Cultural Intelligence (CQ) Assessment After-Action Report

This is the after-action report from the Cultural Intelligence Assessment Project commissioned by DLNSEO, which was designed as a first step toward understanding if and how the CQ Assessment can be used to meet the need across DoD for an empirical, academically valid way of measuring cross-cultural competence.

Operational Culture for the Warfighter: Principles and Applications

This textbook is designed to help Marines link concepts of culture to the realities of planning and executing military operations around the world. The book has three primary goals:

Military Cross-Cultural Competence Annotated Bibliography

This work is an update to Cross-cultural competence in the Department of Defense: An annotated bibliography by Gallus, J. et al. (2014, 2016) with newly published works.

A Model of Culture-General Competence for Education and Training: Validation Across Services and Key Specialties

The aim of the current study was to further test a model of culture-general competence. We call the model Adaptive Readiness for Culture (ARC). It is general in that it applies across all regions of interest. The skills that comprise ARC were identified in an earlier study of 20 Marine Corps and Army service members who had worked in multiple cultures.

Regional Expertise and Cultural Proficiency

This report describes the development of an operational tool for planners that enables them to identify REC capability requirements during the planning process.

Data Collection and Analysis for a Cross-Cultural Competence Model

This report discusses the development of a Cross-Cultural Competence (3C) model for the General Purpose Force population in the U.S. military.

Efforts of two individuals bring Okinawan, US communities together

Mari Gregory and Sgt. Maj. Mario Marquez use radio to bridge the gap between Americans and Okinawans, and foster learning, understanding, and friendship.

Exploring the world through public transit

Using public transit while traveling abroad can be the best way to experience a new place. Learn more about public transit around the world.

Social Gatherings and Alcohol in Korea

In this video, a subject matter expert discusses planning ahead when socializing and consuming alcohol.