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Meeting the Language and Culture Training Needs of U.S. Department of Defense Personnel: An Evaluation of the Language Training Center Program

DLNSEO engaged the RAND Corporation to examine the LTC Program, to ensure the LTC program is meeting its goals and to assist the Department of Defense in future planning regarding the program.

Measuring and Reporting Leadership and Core Competency Domains

This interim report summarizes the results of an independent assessment of Department of Defense (DoD) personnel systems and databases, focused on the identification and differentiation of what personnel data exist, where, and at what organizational level, as well as what is done with those data.

The Infusion of Language, Regional, and Cultural Content into Military Education

This report documents the Institute of Defense Analyses' examination of the infusion of language, regional, and cultural (LRC) content into Professional Military Education (PME) across the Services, from pre-commissioning through the General Officer/Flag Officer (GO/FO) level.

Alumni Share: Running for Office with Charisse Davis

In this episode, we will discuss the experiences of Ms. Charisse Davis, a Board of Education member, in her pursuit to public service. Charisse discusses her experience taking the plunge into local politics and the importance of public service and civic engagement.

Alumni Share: Adapting to your Environments with Jenna Lindake Heavenrich

In this episode, we will discuss the topic of belonging and reverse culture shock when trying to adapt to a changing environment. Ms. Jenna Lindake Heavenrich, a Boren Scholar to Japan and Shansi Fellow to India, will discuss experiences and perspectives adapting to different roles and lifestyles whilst abroad. Jenna also discusses creative career solutions while abroad, particularly for military spouses.

Alumni Share: Understanding Unconscious Bias with Anu Gupta

In this episode, we will hear from Mr. Anu Gupta, the Founder & CEO of “Be More America.” Anu is a sought-after expert in breaking bias, adult learning and psychosocial well-being. We will discuss topics around racial and gender bias and how to better understand unconscious bias in order to be a bridge builder.

West Virginia Guardsman graduates Arabic course in Qatar

A bilateral affairs officer of the West Virginia National Guard recently graduated from a three-week basic Arabic course offered at the Qatar Armed Forces Language Institute in Al Sheehaniya, Qatar.

Project GO alum honored for work as cadet during COVID-19

2nd Lt. Lauren Shappell, Project GO and CULP alumnus, was honored for her work as a cadet during the COVID-19 pandemic.

U.S. language education lags, though its importance continues to grow

Despite the growing importance of language and cross-cultural competence skills in today's global economy, the U.S. still lags in language education.

Take Our Newest VCAT on the Republic of Korea

The Defense Language and National Security Education Office, in partnership with U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, has launched the latest Virtual Culture Awareness Trainer (VCAT) on the Republic of Korea (ROK).