The Language Enabled Airman Program (LEAP) is designed and managed by the Air Force Culture and Language Center (AFCLC) to sustain, enhance and utilize the existing language skills and talents of Airmen. The goal of LEAP is to develop a core group of general-purpose force (GPF) Airmen across specialties and careers possessing the capability to communicate in one or more foreign languages.
TRADOC Commanding Generals Says DLIFLC is an Example for Army University, Discusses Importance of Culture Training
Gen. David Perkins visited the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center, where he discussed the role of language and cultural training in the military.
Check out this post about ROTC cadet Blake Engle's participation in the Cultural Understanding Language Program (CULP ) program in Cambodia.
A local news report from Missouri highlights the importance of language training and fluency in today's increasingly globalized economy.
The English for Heritage Language Speakers (EHLS) Program offers a unique opportunity to U.S. citizens who are native speakers of critical languages.
Lt. Gen. Kevin W. Mangum, the deputy commanding general and chief of staff of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC), stressed the importance of cultural understanding and culture training during a visit to DLIFLC's Command Language Program Managers Conference.
The purpose of this report is to identify best practices in operational-level advising from the special operations advisory mission in Afghanistan. The report also identifies key recommendations that are intended to help address key challenges in operational-level partnering.
The Foreign Language Program Office of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) and the National Cryptologic School (NCS) recently hosted a LEARN conference regarding Integrating Regional Expertise and Culture in Language Training for the Intel and Military.
Marissa Cruz writes about the Army's Cultural Understanding and Language Proficiency (CULP) Program, where cadets spend up to three weeks immersed in foreign cultures, learning more about how others around the world view the United States, and in the process, learn more about themselves.
Foreign Policy magazine published an article discussing the over 14,000 American students who studied abroad in China in the 2012-13 academic year.