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Saturday, September 22, 2018

 

Korean instructors bring real life experience to classroom

By Natela Cutter MONTEREY, Calif. – Nearly 20 years ago, two young linguists bumped into each other at Army’s Yongsan installation in Seoul, Korea, during a competition then known as the “Language Olympics,” a fun event that military linguists from all over the world would vie to compete in. Little did they know, after a full career as military linguists they would find themselves working together again, as Korean language instructors at the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center, employed at almost the exact same time and in the same office as civilian faculty members. “Back then, I was a Command Language Program Manager and we all supported the brigade command at Yongsang,” said Joosik Choi, sporting a red bow […]

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Saturday, September 22, 2018

Korean instructors bring real life experience to classroom

By Natela Cutter MONTEREY, Calif. – Nearly 20 years ago, two young linguists bumped into each other at Army’s Yongsan installation in Seoul, Korea, during a competition then known as the “Language Olympics,” a fun event that military linguists from all over the world would vie to compete in. Little did they know, after a full career as military linguists they would find themselves working together again, as Korean language instructors at the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center, employed at almost the exact same time and in the same office as civilian faculty members. “Back then, I was a Command Language Program Manager and we all supported the brigade command at Yongsang,” said Joosik Choi, sporting a red bow […]

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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Advice from the wise: don’t cram on the test

By Natela Cutter MONTEREY, Calif. – Every Tuesday morning, Command Sgt. Maj. Thomas Donehue heads for the Tin Barn, a 1950s building on the Presidio of Monterey, where new students in-process and start the first day of their journey to becoming military linguists by mastering one of the 17 languages taught at the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center. “If there is one thing I want you to remember, and there are many, you have to know that you can’t cram on the tests here,” said Donehue, to an incoming group of students from all four branches of the service. “I have gone through DLI three times, and know a few things,” he said to the group of about 30 […]

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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Provost award may open many doors

With so many talents, Jacobson is still deciding which direction he wants to go, as he also enjoyed studying the culture and politics of Iran.

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Meet the latest TRADOC NCO Instructor of the Year

“If you want to do something, you’ll find a way to do it, whether that be learning a language or helping animals.”

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Friday, June 22, 2018

DLIFLC reaffirms accreditation for seven more years

The Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges acted to reaffirm DLIFLC’s accreditation…

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US Army

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Happy birthday, U.S. ARMY!

The U.S. Army was founded on June 14, 1775, when the Continental Congress authorized enlistment of riflemen to serve the United Colonies for one year.

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