Students awarded in Russian essay contest

Students awarded in Russian essay contest

By Tammy Cario Winners for the 2019 National Post-Secondary Russian Essay Contest proudly show their awards with their teachers after a ceremony held at the Fort Ord Department of Defense Center in Seaside, California to honor their achievements. It was in early...
Presidio honors fallen comrades for Memorial Day

Presidio honors fallen comrades for Memorial Day

By Tammy Cario On a day set aside for the nation to recognize those fallen in the line of duty, the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center honored two service members who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country in a ceremony held May 23, 2019, on...
The road to healing starts with teal

The road to healing starts with teal

By Tammy Cario In honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the National Organization for Victim Advocates named Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center’s own Dawn Holmes, a sexual assault prevention and response victim advocate, Exceptional Military Victim...
Thinking outside the box for your AFSC

Thinking outside the box for your AFSC

By Tammy Cario When you think of jobs that require foreign languages, air traffic controller is not usually first on that list. Especially since English is the international language of air traffic control. “English language is a little more concise than other (major)...
A new old way of learning languages

A new old way of learning languages

By Tammy Cario If you were to ask the average service member, chances are they would not equate military classes with a flexible learning system. The military, perhaps by definition, is rigid with rules and regulations. The Hebrew classroom here at the Defense...