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Cross-Cultural Competence (3C)

Socializing and Drinking in Japan

A service member discusses socializing and drinking in Japan.

Work-Life Balance in Japan

A retired service member discusses work-life balance in Japan.

Building Rapport in Japan

In this video, a service member discusses the importance of building rapport and taking an empathetic approach.

Confucianism in Japan

A Japanese national discusses the influence of Confucianism on Japanese society.

Exchanging Business Cards in Japan

A service member discusses business card protocol.

The Hiroshima Peace Memorial

A military contractor discusses his experience visiting the Hiroshima Peace Memorial.

Building the Research Respository: CAOCL's 3C Annotated Bibliography

Today, we highlight the Marine Corps' Center for Advanced Operational Culture and Learning's (CAOCL) recently released updated Military Cross-Cultural Competence Annotated Bibliography.

Teenvenuti: Welcoming teens to Italy, sharing culture

When you first move to a new country, or even just a new town, getting out of your hotel room can be incredibly difficult. In Vicenza, a program called Teenvenuti introduces new students in grades 6-12 to their new home.

Steel Troopers Bring Iraqis and Pershmerga Together

The Steel Squadron lived like Iraqi soldiers for two weeks to assist Iraqi and Kurdish forces in closing security gaps along a shared boundary line.

Cultural Differences Between North and South Korea

We explore the differences between North and South Korea, and what it takes for refugees and defectors to adjust to life outside North Korea.