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    • Join us on May 8th for our annual Language Day event and experience first hand why we are the best language institute in the country! Please use BOLIO gate to access this OPEN EVENT. Group registration form.
    • New issue of GLOBE magazine is available! Read it online, or download a PDF copy and read it on your mobile device.
    • HeadStart2 is 80 to 100 hours of self-study predeployment language material for the training of one unit leader per platoon. Currently available in 21 languages, Headstart2 can be taken online or ordered via our website.
    • Rapport is 6 to 8 hours of mandatory predeployment training for all DoD personnel and is available online via dliflc.edu, AKO, DKO, NKO, and JLU. Iraqi Rapport is mandatory training for DA civilians and Soldiers prior to deployment.
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    • North Korean Supplemental Materials – contains a wealth of lessons and exercises using the North Korean dialect covering materials from level 2 to level 4. To access these materials, click here.
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US Army Training and Doctrine Command

TRADOC Daily News - With a pressing demand for personnel able to communicate and interact in a culturally appropriate way with people around the world, the U.S.
military is becoming a leader in using adaptive, computer-based systems
for foreign language instruction....more
DLI Celebrates Black History Month
The Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center celebrated Black History Month. The event began with the national anthem, sung by the joint force DLIFLC choir, and was then followed by the invocation from Air Force 517th Chaplain, Capt. John Runnels. Following the invocation, Army Col. Glen Fallo of the Dental Activity Command, gave the opening remarks and introduced the guest speaker, Reverend Valentine Royal Thomas, pastor of the First Baptist church....more
3000 service members participate in Commandant's Run
With more than 3,000 service members from the Army, Marine, Navy and Air Force taking part,DLIFLC Commandant, Col. David Chapman, led the run,which began at the Price Fitness Center athletic field. The run wound its way up and down hills and curves of the Presidio of Monterey before eventually reaching the bottom of the Presidio's Soldier Field....more
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