The Army Training and Doctrine Command Culture Center (TCC) provides relevant and accredited cultural competency training and education to Army Soldiers and DA Civilians in order to build and sustain an Army with the right blend of cultural competency capabilities to facilitate a wide range of operations, now and in the future.
The Department of Defense provides immersive programs to ensure military forces and civilian employees are ready to work within and alongside other cultures.
For Army ROTC Cadets, the world is their classroom. Every year hundreds of Cadets travel the globe, spending up to three weeks immersed in foreign cultures, learning more about how other others around the world view the U.S. and, in the process, learning more about themselves.
What would be the true cost of Special Forces language training, and where does cultural competency training factor in?
This thesis analyzes the influence of language training and cultural understanding on the overall success of counterinsurgency campaigns.
This report discusses the need for an improved SOF language training and education program consisting of improved initial language and culture training, advanced regional studies and in-country immersion.
This report discusses how and why culture matters to the military by analyzing both the operational environment and culture, and recommending an empirically-based pre-deployment training program that trains military members to operate at a higher level of effectiveness required for stability operations and today’s “strategic sergeant” informational environment.
Alelo has completed delivery of VCAT Caribbean for the Joint Forces Development (J7) bringing the total number of VCAT’s to nine (9). VCATs are designed to teach cultural awareness and mission-focused language skills for general purpose forces deploying to different regions of the world.
AFCLC faculty members are charged with infusing culture content into all levels of Professional Military Education.
The US Navy's Center for Information Dominances Center for Language, Regional Expertise, and Culture (CLREC) plays a central role in training Department of the Navy personnel in the language skills and cultural knowledge required to effectively carry out their missions. CLREC provides predeployment cultural orientation training in a variety of forms, such as (1) group instruction facilitated by Mobile Training Teams, (2) semiautomated group presentations facilitated by a member of the command being trained, (3) individual instruction using automated and nonautomated presentations, and (4) one-on-one language tutoring for flag officers who will soon take an assignment in which linguistic training would be beneficial.