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 Military leaders of allied nations stand with flowers in hand, to take part in a Flower Laying ceremony at Riga's Freedom Monument

Michigan National Guard affirms partnership during Latvia’s 101st Independence Day parade

Four Airmen from the Michigan Air National Guard marched in Latvia's 101st Independence Day Parade on November 18, 2019.
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How to Have a Global Thanksgiving Abroad

Here are some tips on how to have a meaningful Thanksgiving abroad.
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Celebrate International Education Week 2019

International Education Week is November 18-22. How do you plan to celebrate?
Mari Gregory and Sgt. Maj. Mario Marquez sit in a recording studio as they speak on their radio show.

Efforts of two individuals bring Okinawan, US communities together

Mari Gregory and Sgt. Maj. Mario Marquez use radio to bridge the gap between Americans and Okinawans, and foster learning, understanding, and friendship.
A subway platform where many people wait for trains

Exploring the world through public transit

Using public transit while traveling abroad can be the best way to experience a new place. Learn more about public transit around the world.
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Take Our Newest VCAT on the Republic of Korea

The Defense Language and National Security Education Office, in partnership with U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, has launched the latest Virtual Culture Awareness Trainer (VCAT) on the Republic of Korea (ROK).
U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Galicia Castillo poses in a traditional Mexican outfit.

Ballet Folklorico: an Airman’s culture expressed through dance

Read one Airman's story about her connection to her Mexican heritage through Mexican folk dancing.
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Thanksgiving the Canadian Way

The U.S. isn't the only country that celebrates Thanksgiving. Learn more about how it's observed in Canada.
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Take Our Newest CultureReady Basics Courses in Korean and Farsi

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Student Philip Baites looking out at a sunset in Morocco. Text on image says "A film by Philip Baites, 'Tangier to Casablanca,' Rabat, Academic Year 2017-2018, University of Tennessee Knoxville."
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