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  • LEAP Spotlight – TSgt Alexander Kozyerinsky

    Growing up in Ukraine, I always wanted to join the U.S. military. Influenced by many Western action films, I dreamed of becoming a Marine one day who would inevitably save the world. In 2002, my family was allowed to immigrate to the United States, bringing me closer to realizing my dream.
  • AFCLC releases new “Introduction to India” course for App and myLearning

    The Air Force Culture and Language Center recently released its “Introduction to India” course on its free Culture Guide mobile app – one of 11 Department of the Air Force-certified courses available via the app and the myLearning platform.
  • Three amigos follow through on training transformation during intensive instruction in Chile

    Three Language Enabled Airman Program (LEAP) Scholars recently strengthened their language and culture skills and forged new friendships as they participated in a month-long intensive course of Spanish instruction at the Escuela Bellavista school in Santiago, Chile. The course, which demonstrates the Air Force Culture and Language Center following through on training transformation, enabled them to learn and apply their Spanish skills more effectively as Non-Commission Officers in the U.S. Air Force.
  • LEAP Scholar looks back on career filled with Language and Learning

    In his career in both the Air Force and the Space Force, Lt. Col. Samuel Shearer has traveled to many places and met many people, but one thing has remained a constant: his love of learning language. The Language Enabled Airman Program (LEAP) has been a way for him to pursue that passion as part of his military career.
  • LITE U Prepares LEAP Scholars for Global Challenges

    The Department of the Air Force’s priority to modernize the learning environment involves developing innovative educational methods to increase Airmen’s knowledge, capabilities, and skills.
  • Cloudy with a chance of F-35s

    Whether it's rain, thunder or fire, weather forecasters around the U.S. Air Force provide pilots with active, timely and relevant weather forecasts so they are able to operate in a safe environment, execute their missions effectively and come back home safely no matter what nature throws at them.
  • LEAP Scholars build bonds in the Pacific with peak performance at Cope North 2024

    Language Enabled Airman Program (LEAP) Scholars recently played a vital role in an annual multinational military exercise. These LEAP scholars were part of an 18-member multinational Japanese translation team that participated in Cope North 2024. This exercise aligns with our National Security Strategy priority of seeking deeper bonds with our Southeast Asian partners.
  • This LEAP Scholar challenges you to a four-day, 100-mile ruck. Can you hack it?

    This isn’t a casual hike through the scenic Netherlands. Known as the Nijmegen International Four Days March, this 100-mile ruck march has occurred annually since 1909 and has become one of the world’s most famous hikes/walks. The grueling ruck takes place over four days in the Dutch municipality of Nijmegen and is a series of daily loops starting at the same location at Wedren.
  • Focus on Faculty: New AFCLC Professor initiates an immediate insightful impact

    If the German class that Dr. Jacob Lassin wanted to take at The College of William and Mary had not been full, his life might have taken a much different path. Instead, he enrolled in a Russian class which put him on a track that led to him recently becoming Assistant Professor of Regional and Cultural Studies (Russia) at the Air Force Culture and Language Center.  
  • 571st MSAS prepares for partner nation integration with AFCLC’s SOUTHCOM Podcast

    Air Advisors from the 571st Mobility Support Advisory Squadron are utilizing the Air Force Culture and Language Center’s monthly Pulso Regional Podcast – available on the Culture Guide app – as a resource to stay abreast of current events and news in the SOUTHCOM AOR while enhancing their Spanish language listening skills.
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