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  • Developing Resilience to Misinformation and Disinformation

    The United States National Security Strategy recognizes the need to combat misinformation and disinformation to employ integrated deterrence successfully. The Air Force Culture and Language Center addresses that priority through an educational video series on its Culture Guide app focused on helping total force Airmen and the Department of Defense develop resilience to misinformation and disinformation.
  • LEAP Scholars promoted to senior master sergeant

    21 Language Enabled Airman Program Scholars were recently promoted to the rank of senior master sergeant during the Air Force 23E8 promotion cycle!
  • The Key to Building Partner Capacity

    The USAF Special Operations School recently hosted its annual Building Partner Aviation Capacity Seminar, or BPACS, with language and cultural support from multi-capable Airmen in the Air Force Culture and Language Center’s Language Enabled Airman Program.
  • LEAP Spotlight: Maj. Oscar Castro

    “LEAP is a phenomenal program that cultivates a passion for language and cultural diversity and allows one to put our inherent skills to good use to propel missions to success. The array of opportunities and people you will meet is too vast to describe; it is honestly a hidden gem, and I couldn’t be happier on my decision to join LEAP," Spanish LEAP Scholar Maj. Oscar Castro said.
  • Connecting the Dots for the Korean Marine Exchange Program

    As a Language Enabled Airman Program Scholar, I had a unique opportunity to participate in the Korean Marine Exchange Program 23-1 as an interpreter. KMEP, a regularly scheduled training exercise between U.S. Marine Corps and ROK Marine Corps, featured bilateral training between the 3d Maintenance Battalion and 1st Maintenance Battalion.
  • Building Partner Capacity in Romania with Language Support

    Language, regional expertise, and culture skills are key to enabling Agile Combat Employment in Air Force missions. When the Air Force Office of Special Investigations needed language support for critical operations in Romania, Master Sgt. Christina Bennett, a Romanian Scholar in the Air Force’s Language Enabled Airman Program, answered the call.
  • Remembering The Lost Neighborhood of Douglassville at Maxwell Air Force Base

    When mentioning “the City of Douglassville,” many people think about Douglassville, Penn., or Douglasville, Ga. However, very few individuals are aware of the forgotten community of Douglassville in Alabama, an African American neighborhood historically located where Maxwell Air Force Base currently exists.
  • LEAP Spotlight: Master Sgt. Lisa Shurling

    “LEAP has made my career in the Air Force more enjoyable and has been one of the factors that have kept me in the Force. The fact that the Air Force cares enough to provide the tools I need to maintain and further develop my second language is something I value and appreciate very deeply," Spanish LEAP Scholar Master Sgt. Lisa Shurling said.
  • LEAP Chapter Spotlight: Yokota Air Base

    Language-enabled service members at Air Force and joint bases worldwide connect at their local bases through LEAP Chapters. For example, LEAP Scholars stationed at Yokota Air Base in Japan have recently established a LEAP Chapter at their base.
  • LEAP Spotlight: Capt. Cara Fitzgerald

    “LEAP has prepared me for future Air Force utilization, working with NATO partners such as Belgium and the Netherlands and partners in SOUTHCOM," Dutch LEAP Scholar Capt. Cara Fitzgerald said.
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    DoD Vision
    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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    The “Air Force’s Global Classroom”

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