If you have plans to head to another country, and you're interested in learning a little more about the perspectives and culture of the people there, see if you can find a podcast about it. We highlight a few language- and culture-specific podcasts here.
The 35th Operations Group coordinates annually with the orphanage to provide food, games, presents and holiday cheer to the children.
Local farmers presented students of M.C. Perry and Iwakuni Elementary School with mikans, a citrus fruit similar to mandarin oranges, and in exchange the students surprised them with thank-you gifts.
The Pyeongchang Winter Olympics are well underway, and the games have brought us not only the best from athletes around the world, but a chance to peek into South Korean culture, and to also see some of the cross-cultural connections that the athletes make between each other.
Girl Scouts from Yamaguchi Prefecture celebrated the 106th birthday of their organization by learning arts and crafts and playing games from different cultures at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan.
Have you ever wondered how having a tattoo be perceived in different countries around the world? We highlight countries in which tattooing is both an accepted tradition and a taboo form of art.
Native speakers of critical languages are in high demand in the U.S. government. The English for Heritage Language Speakers program is a recruiting and training pipeline for specialized talent in the U.S.
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.
The Marine Corps Community Services center at MCAS Iwakuni offers Marines hands-on opportunities to learn about Japanese culture through their Cultural Adaptations program. Today we highlight some recent events hosted by Cultural Adaptations.
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.