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Cross-Cultural Competence (3C)

Gift-Giving in Japan

A service member discusses gift-giving in Japan.

Engaging with the Japanese Culture and Language

A service member discusses engaging with the culture and language in Japan.

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.