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 Steel Squadron lived like Iraqi soldiers for two weeks to assist Iraqi and Kurdish forces in closing security gaps along a shared boundary line.
Boren award recipient Philip Baites, a student at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, won the IES 2018 Study Abroad Film Festival with his music video "Tangier to Casablanca."
Founded in 1984, the United States Institute of Peace is funded by Congress and governed by a bipartisan Board of Directors.
Learn more about the competing nations of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Thailand, Jamaica, Nigeria, and Japan through a Virtual Culture Awareness Trainer (VCAT).
Japanese and U.S. armed forces gathered for a joint combatives exchange to learn more about each other's strategies, techniques, and culture.
Students at the Camp Zama Arts and Crafts Center recently had the chance to learn the Japanese art of ikebana, or flower arranging.
Read about Yuko Sano, a medical translator at Camp Zama in Japan.
A small group of Soldiers from the Army Reserve 310th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) Indianapolis, and the 82nd Sustainment Brigade Fort Bragg, N.C. are currently serving as a logistical advise and assist team at Camp Taji, Iraq, to help Iraqi Security Forces sustain their war fighters as they push forward in their fight against ISIL. They accomplish this mission by drinking a lot of coffee and tea (chai).
One of the many strengths of the US military is that is draws on American's from multicultural backgrounds to fill its ranks, thereby enriching the military's ability to bridge different languages and cultures.