A military contractor discusses his experience visiting the Hiroshima Peace Memorial.
A culture expert describes religious practices in Japan.
In many countries and cultures, the act of naming a baby is more than just signing a birth certificate: it can involve legal guidelines and cultural celebrations that you may not be aware of in the US.
Food is important in every culture. We all have to eat, and eating connects us socially in ways that permeate every aspect of life.
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.
A professor at the Air Force Culture and Language Center discusses her journey with the Obon Society to return a Japanese "good luck" flag. The Obon Society specializes in war reconciliation through the return of personal items taken during WWII.
This year, the end of Ramadan, the month of fasting observed by Muslims around the world, coincides with the World Cup. How are athletes able to both observe their faith and remain dedicated, strong athletes at the same time?
We look at the importance of having accurate maps during global health and humanitarian crises, and what organizations such as Missing Maps are doing in order to create these with the help of local communities and volunteers.
May is Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month. This article from the Defense Visual Information Distribution Service highlights one National Guardsman's Hmong heritage, and how it shaped his decision to enter the military.