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Regional Expertise

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.

Regional Expertise and Cultural Proficiency

This report describes the development of an operational tool for planners that enables them to identify REC capability requirements during the planning process.

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.

How to Have a Global Thanksgiving Abroad

Here are some tips on how to have a meaningful Thanksgiving abroad.

Exploring the world through public transit

Using public transit while traveling abroad can be the best way to experience a new place. Learn more about public transit around the world.

Rank Structure of the USFK

In this video, a subject matter expert describes the shared command structure of USFK.

Public Transit in Korea

In this video, a subject matter expert discusses public transportation.

Social Gatherings and Alcohol in Korea

In this video, a subject matter expert discusses planning ahead when socializing and consuming alcohol.

Curfew in Korea

In this video, a subject matter expert discusses curfew in South Korea and interactions with security officers.

Chopstick Etiquette in Korea

In this video, a subject matter expert discusses chopstick etiquette.