Check out these 25 interesting facts about Moldova, an Eastern European country with whom the US military has developed a strong working relationship.
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.
National Guard Troops from North Carolina maintain their strong bonds with the Republic of Moldova as they participate in Training Exercise Fireshield.
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.