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DLNSEO Culture Team
February 10, 2017

The U.S. Navy recently released a new application for mobile devices to support personnel and families stationed or deployed abroad.  The app assists with learning basic cultural awareness and language skills.  The app provides material for six fleet concentration areas: Bahrain, Italy, Japan, Spain, the Republic of Korea, and the Philippines. The Navy Center for Language, Regional Expertise, and Culture (CLREC) plans to continue adding resources on language, history, geography, people, ethnic groups, religious institutions, societal norms, behaviors, etiquette,...

DLNSEO Culture Team
November 15, 2016

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) is the executive agent for several regional centers which offer courses, seminars, workshops, research and dynamic outreach among U.S. and foreign military, civilian, and non-government actors. These regional centers include:


Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (APCSS) (Honolulu, HI)

The APCSS addresses regional and global security issues, inviting military and civilian representatives of the United States and Asia-Pacific nations to its comprehensive program of executive education and workshops, both in...

Norwich University
September 2, 2015

Volume 2, Issue 1 brings together another set of talented individuals from myriad backgrounds and positions under the topic of Clash of Cultures.  

To Download a PDF of this issue Click HERE

Contributors: Lee Johnson, David L. Edwards, Aimee Vieira, Sam Almesfer, Captain Caleb P. Slayton, Catherine Ingold, David Ellis, Robert R. Green Sands


Special Commentary, Catherine Ingold and David Ellis Where are Today’s Lawrences of Arabia, Lee Johnson The Clash of Cultures, Robert R. Greene Sands Interpretation in Non-Permissive Environments:...
TRADOC Culture Center
November 21, 2014

What do you know anout Bolivia?  Here are a few key facts and a link to TRADOC's smart card which you can print to take with you.

Population: approximately 10.5 million ‹‹ Capitals: La Paz (government); Sucre (legal) ‹‹ Sparsely populated: five people per square mile ‹‹ 3rd largest coca producing country in the world ‹‹ “Indigenous” majority country ‹‹ High income disparity between rich and poor Coca production in Bolivia finances criminal activity and affects security in other South American nations, principally Brazil. President Evo Morales, who is of indigenous (Aymara...
November 6, 2014

Established in 2004, Army Training and Doctrine Command Culture Center (TCC) provides relevant and accredited cultural competency training and education to Army Soldiers and DA Civilians in order to build and sustain an Army with the right blend of cultural competency capabilities to facilitate a wide range of operations, now and in the future.  The TCC maintains an active Facebook presence with tips on cultures around the world and links to great culture training resources such as their smart books.

In order to contact the TCC, call 520-538-8275



November 6, 2014

The Army has released its new operating concept for 2020-2040 which describes how future Army forces, as part of joint, interorganizational, and multinational efforts, operate to accomplish campaign objectives and protect U.S. national interests.

It describes the Army’s contribution to globally integrated operations, and addresses the need for Army forces to provide foundational capabilities for the Joint Force and to project power onto land and from land across the air, maritime, space, and cyberspace domains. The Army Operating Concept guides future force development through the...

TRADOC Culture Center
October 17, 2014

Army Leader Exchange - Culture is a TED Talks styled leader development series ideally suited for Professional Military Education and RAF audiences - consists of six presentations, each less than ten minutes,  focused on the nexus of cross cultural competency and leader development.

The presentations were filmed with a live audience representing the four learning cohorts (Officers, Warrant Officers, NCOs and DA Civilians) and center on topics such as our Army's doctrinal approach to culture, building  adaptive leaders through cross cultural competency, CREL training...