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  • LEAP Scholars facilitate integration of Japanese partners in Mobility Guardian 23

    Six multi-capable, language-enabled Airmen from the U.S. Air Force Language Enabled Airman Program helped Air Mobility Command reach a new level of strategic partnership building and integration with the Japanese Self Defense Force and other international partners during the largest-ever, full-spectrum readiness exercise in the command’s history – MOBILITY GUARDIAN 23.
  • AFCLC, Air University move to cloud-based system to optimize access

    The United States Air Force, Air Education and Training Command, and Air University have a top strategic priority in common - the modernization of infrastructure to enhance access to resources for Airmen. The Air Force Culture and Language Center and Air University answered the call to address this priority for Airmen and Department of Defense users with the recent migration of its Language Enabled Development Resource, or LEaDeR, to a cloud-based system.
  • 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.
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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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