Warrior, Linguist, Ranger, Educator

Warrior, Linguist, Ranger, Educator

By Tammy Cario Sgt. 1st Class Matthew Peterson is a two-time graduate from the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center in the Pashto basic and intermediate courses. Far from being your standard linguist, Peterson’s determination to do something different...
From Myanmar to Monterey; CLD gets new director

From Myanmar to Monterey; CLD gets new director

By Natela Cutter DLIFLC Public Affairs Dr. Kimberly Osborne’s career has been anything but boring. Her jobs have taken her to such far-flung places as Afghanistan, Kosovo and Myanmar. Her vast experience in program planning and evaluation, media crisis management, and...
Air Force steps up recruiting linguists

Air Force steps up recruiting linguists

By Tammy Cairo   Master Sgt. Arno Trefflich is in a unique position as a linguist at the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center. Not only is he a chief military language instructor at the Korean schoolhouse, he is also an Air Force linguist recruiter...
DLIFLC gains new assistant commandant

DLIFLC gains new assistant commandant

By Tammy Cario Cols. Ricky Mills (left), Stephanie Kelley and Wiley Barnes stand at attention in a change of command ceremony held at the Presidio of Monterey June 24, 2019. (Official DoD photo by Leo Carrillo) Air Force Col. Stephanie R. Kelley accepted...
DLI and NCS sign agreement

DLI and NCS sign agreement

By Natela Cutter DLIFLC Commandant Col. Gary M. Hausman and National Cryptologic School Commandant Diane M. Janosek sign a memorandum of agreement at the Defense Language Institute June 11, allowing students to transfer credit from NCS to DLIFLC to satisfy general...