July 18 marks Mandela Day, and this year it also marks the centennial of Nelson Mandela’s birth. Every year on this day, people around the world are encouraged to spend 67 minutes taking action in and serving their communities to inspire change.
Airmen from the 52nd Expeditionary Operations Group Detachment 2, operating out of Miroslawiec Air Base, Poland hosted a Fourth of July celebration for the local polish community.
Soldiers posted to Bemowo Piskie, Poland, take advantage of the opportunity to learn Polish and, along the way, more about Polish culture as well.
We look at the importance of having accurate maps during global health and humanitarian crises, and what organizations such as Missing Maps are doing in order to create these with the help of local communities and volunteers.
U.S. Army and Nigerian soldiers recently trained together in the northern Nigerian, building rapport and honing skills necessary in the Nigerian Army's fight against Boko Haram.
Girl Scouts from Yamaguchi Prefecture celebrated the 106th birthday of their organization by learning arts and crafts and playing games from different cultures at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan.
What happens to culture when a language dies? Today we look at language extinction, and what that means for the loss of cultural knowledge and identity.
The Pyeongchang Winter Olympics are well underway, and the games have brought us not only the best from athletes around the world, but a chance to peek into South Korean culture, and to also see some of the cross-cultural connections that the athletes make between each other.
In the following article, Max West and other Singaporean National Service (NS) members discuss their experiences enlisting in the military, only to find that their lack of language skills (i.e. an inability to speak "Singlish" or Singaporean-English) gave them a tougher path to follow in connecting with their fellow service members. Read below to find out how they pushed through both the military and cultural training.
Officers assigned to the 25th Transportation Battalion, Materiel Support Command Korea, 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, participated in a Good Neighbor Program event with local university students and staff Nov. 21.