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.
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.
Hair plays an important role in many cultures. Here we have collected a few interesting traditions around the world with respect to a baby's first haircut.
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.
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.
Mari Gregory and Sgt. Maj. Mario Marquez use radio to bridge the gap between Americans and Okinawans, and foster learning, understanding, and friendship.
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.
Jacob Kortum describes his experience with the Cultural Understanding and Language Proficiency (CULP) program in Vietnam and how it will help his development as a future Army Lieutenant.