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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.

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).

Take Our Newest CultureReady Basics Courses in Korean and Farsi

Find out more about our newest CultureReady Basics courses.

Marshall Center Course Improves English Skills to Fight Organized Crime

The Marshall Center in Germany recently hosted its English Language Enhancement Course for participants of their Countering Transnational Organized Crime program.

Learn a language and study abroad with these scholarships

Learn more about scholarships for language study and study abroad, offered through the Departments of Defense, State, and Education.