DoD Instruction 5160.70: Management of the Defense Language, Regional Expertise, and Culture (LREC) Program
DoDI 5160.70 establishes policies, assigns responsibilities, and provides procedures for managing the Defense LREC Program, adds regional expertise and culture as mission critical competencies of the Defense LREC Program, and establishes initial culture learning guidelines.
DLIFLC's Online Diagnostic Assessment is a dynamic online platform to estimate language proficiency in reading or listening. ODA helps learners determine the subject areas and language specifics to improve, with customized suggestions for GLOSS lessons to help reach proficiency goals.
DLIFLC's Rapport is six to eight hours of language and culture pre-deployment training. It is mandatory training for all civilian and military U.S. Army personnel deploying to Iraq or Afghanistan.
DLIFLC's Countries In Perspective begin with a Country Profile containing basic facts, followed by more detailed discussion of Geography, History, Economy, Society and Security.
DLIFLC's Cultural Orientation introduces a given cultural group, combining brief language exchanges with an objective and practical look at daily life in different contexts.
DLIFLC's Language Survival Kits include text, audio recordings, and translations for up to 3,000 mission-related phrases covering specific topics including: Air Crew, Basic Phrases, Civil Affairs, Cordon/Search, Force Protection, Medical, Military Police, Naval Commands, Public Affairs, and Weapons.
DLIFLC's Legends & Folktales offers short animated pieces introducing famous myths, legends, and folktales from cultures across the globe to enhance cross-cultural literacy and provide insight into societies.
DLIFLC's Headstart2 includes 80 to 100 hours of instruction, interactive tasks, language-specific pronunciation guides, cultural familiarization and orientation modules.