This video looks at importance of being aware of and respecting other spiritual and religious beliefs. It is a part of the Culture Matters video series.
This video looks where cultural concepts of respect can be found. This is part of the Culture Matters video series.
This video discusses formal and informal cultural norms. This is a part of the Culture Matters video series.
The Defense Language Transformation Roadmap was built out of a need for each Military Department, Combatant Command (COCOM), and Defense Agency to review its requirements for language professionals. The Defense Foreign Language Steering Committee (DFLSC) oversaw the development of this Roadmap and approved its assumptions, descriptions of the current situation, desired outcomes, and recommendations.
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.
In this initial special topics issue, Robert Greene Sands and Pieter DeVisser suggest, in their detailed look at the DoD’s language, regional expertise and culture (LREC) program, that there lacks any kind of sufficient assessment mechanism to provide organizations critical understanding of their LREC capability, while failing to also provide the individual learner with a measure of performance useful to professional career development.
The US Army’s diverse strategic interests around the globe require its Soldiers and leaders to be comfortable and effective working in a variety of cultural contexts.
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.
This report describes the development of an operational tool for planners that enables them to identify REC capability requirements during the planning process.