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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 IDA’s 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.

NSEP Student Guidebook

This guidebook aims to answer frequently asked questions about what NSEP requires of awardees, as well as to provide them with career-building resources. It covers qualifying jobs, deadlines, NSEPnet, hiring authorities, important vocab, and much more.

Hiring A Boren Awardee: A Step-By-Step Guide

This guide provides federal agencies information about hiring Boren award recipients.

National Security Education Program

Find out more about the National Security Education Program at their website, NSEP.gov.

Boren Awards on YouTube

Boren Awards, an initiative of the NSEP, provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests, and underrepresented in study abroad.

Polish language class immerses Soldiers in cultural landscape

Soldiers posted to Bemowo Piskie, Poland, take advantage of the opportunity to learn Polish and, along the way, more about Polish culture as well.

New Efforts to Train DoD on Culture and Language

The Pentagon’s efforts to provide language and culture training and education continued to expand. Here, we discuss different LREC training options around DoD, as discussed in a recent article for MS&T Magazine.

Are you a heritage speaker of a language other than English? Would you like to work in the U.S. federal government?

Native speakers of critical languages are in high demand in the U.S. government. The English for Heritage Language Speakers program is a recruiting and training pipeline for specialized talent in the U.S.

Internationalize Your New Year’s Resolutions

Here, we look at some common resolutions, and some things you can do internationalize them.