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  • LEAP Spotlight: Tech. Sgt. Christopher Wood

    "I feel like being in LEAP has opened my eyes to how much language and cultural awareness is being talked about by our senior leaders, like General Brown and Chief Bass. LEAP does much more than just enhance language. It helps you understand the intricate details of the language and culture," German LEAP Scholar Tech. Sgt. Christopher Wood said.
  • LEAP Spotlight: Capt. Cassaundra Preston

    "I always tell people LEAP is one of those singularly unique and powerful Air Force programs that is as much a delight to contribute to as it is important to learn from. It’s my 'why' for staying in the Air Force when my desk feels far from the fight," French LEAP Scholar Capt. Cassaundra Preston said.
  • LEAP Spotlight: Capt. Jessica Zenteno

    The rewarding experiences I've had through LEAP are a major reason I've chosen to continue my service in the Air Force. The exchange of cultural knowledge is crucial in our roles as multi-capable Airmen, as it fosters global competence," Spanish LEAP Scholar Capt. Jessica Zenteno said.
  • PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: LEaDeR Migration – 7 to 9 September 2023

    The Air Force Culture and Language Center will migrate its Language Enabled Development Resource, or LEaDeR, to a cloud-based system from 7 to 9 September 2023. All LEaDeR functionalities will be unavailable during this time.
  • LEAP Spotlight: Capt. Jack Corriere

    "There are a lot of pilots who don’t know about LEAP and think the only job they can have is being a pilot. They don't know you can do LEAP and be afforded these amazing opportunities while you are a pilot. You can have the best of both worlds if you are a pilot who speaks another language. We need pilots who speak other languages and can build relationships with their counterparts in other countries, specifically in Latin American countries, which are very important to our goals as NATO and in the U.S.," Spanish LEAP Scholar Capt. Jack Corriere said.
  • LEAP Spotlight: Senior Master Sgt. Alejandro Velez

    "By empowering our multicultural people and powerful diversity, we will remain the partner nation of choice because we are the only nation capable of delivering needed support in any language, for any culture, any place and at any time," Spanish LEAP Scholar Senior Master Sgt. Alejandro Velez said.
  • Language-enabled Airmen help facilitate trilateral agreement with Peru, Air Forces Southern, West Virginia National Guard

    Members of the Language Enabled Airman Program helped facilitate a groundbreaking initiative during the 2023 Peru Air Staff Talks by bridging communication gaps and minimizing language barriers.
  • LEAP Scholars bring “home” to Central American and Caribbean senior leaders

    Twelve Spanish Language Enabled Airman Program Scholars provided language support for the 12th Air Force’s (AFSOUTH) 2022 Central America and Caribbean Air Chiefs and Senior Enlisted Leaders Conference, which took place at Davis Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson, Arizona.
  • AFCLC released 100th video on Culture Guide app

    The Air Force Culture and Language Center has reinforced its commitment to being the “Air Force’s Global Classroom” and modernizing the learning environment for Airmen by releasing its 100th educational video on the AFCLC Culture Guide mobile app.
  • Language-enabled Airmen support Air War College Regional Security Studies worldwide

    As a hallmark of Air War College’s educational curriculum in the Department of International Security Studies, 15 RSS trips are conducted annually to educate the next generation of military leaders. AWC has leaned on support from the Air Force Culture and Language Center’s Language Enabled Airman Program to help facilitate relationship-building and strategic connections during these trips.
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    The Department will have the required combination of language skills, regional expertise and cultural capabilities to meet current and projected needs.

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    Enhance partner interoperability and adversary understanding in Airmen through language, regional expertise, and culture education.

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