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Exchanging Medical Information and Experiencing Culture in Honduras

For one U.S. Navy lieutenant, Southern Partnership Station 17 (SPS 17) is more than just a chance to exchange information. It is a way of connecting with her heritage, and a way to change the lives of people like her.

Joint Knowledge Online (JKO)

Joint Knowledge Online is the DoD advanced distributed learning capability for military and civilian individual and staff online training.

Service Culture Centers

The military services established culture centers to initially train on Iraqi and Afghan cultures. Since that time, the scope of the centers has widened to include a more global approach to culture and language learning.

Navy Launches Mobile App for Culture Readiness

The U.S. Navy recently released a new application for mobile devices to support personnel and families stationed or deployed abroad.  The app assists with learning basic cultural awareness and language skills and provides material for six fleet concentration areas: Bahrain, Italy, Japan, Spain, the Republic of Korea, and the Philippines.

USN Offers New App for Culture and Language Tips

The Navy has developed new application for mobile devices designed to support Navy personnel and their families stationed or deployed abroad with cultural awareness and language resources.

Navy Research Project on Intuition

The U.S. Navy’s Office of Naval Research (ONR) has begun a four-year project to identify, understand and use “intuitive decision-making” and what is being termed “implicit learning.”

Can this type of research enhance human relations across cultures? There seem to be indications that such training and skills could impact a wide range of U.S. efforts.

Assessing the Impact Of and Needs For Navy LREC Training

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.

School of International Graduate Studies (SIGS) at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS)

The School of International Graduate Studies (SIGS) conducts research and offers various education opportunities in international security studies.