RAPPORT is six to eight hours of language and culture pre-deployment training. Rapport’s consist of military language modules and cultural awareness lessons that cover history, religion, geography, and basic social exchanges in the target language.It is mandatory training for all civilian and military U.S. Army personnel deploying to Iraq or Afghanistan. Rapport is available in Dari, Pashto, Iraqi, Swahili, Hausa, Portuguese, French, Modern Standard Arabic, and Korean.
Those taking the training must achieve a 70 percent pass rate to print a certificate of achievement.
Completion is automatically reported to Army records.