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Thursday, September 26, 2019


Surviving World War II as a polyglot

Tadeusz Haska’s story reads like a movie straight out of Hollywood. Between his parent’s early deaths, his experiences in World War II Poland and the harrowing escapes he endured, the DLIFLC instructor’s experiences were all frighteningly true.



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Monday, January 28, 2019

Life after a Ph.D.

With fluency in two foreign languages, a PhD in music arts and a possible Officer Training School appointment in his future, you might think that Airman 1st Class Toan Tran likes to learn.


Wednesday, January 23, 2019

A friendship reconnected at DLIFLC

“You started 50 years ago last week,” Jerry Spivey said to Vincent “Vinnie” Zinck who was sitting across a classroom full of students at the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center Jan. 14, “and I started September or October of ‘68.”


Friday, January 18, 2019

Top Army attaché to China gives advice to FAOs

The U.S. Army’s senior defense attaché at the American Embassy in Beijing, China had a few things to share with newly-minted Foreign Area Officers who are attending a week-long joint FAO course.


Friday, December 14, 2018

Spc. Lingo retires from DLIFLC, embarks on new mission

Spc. Lingo retired from the Army Dec. 6, after three years of faithful service to the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center as the institute’s mascot.


Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Brazilian Army Language Center officers visit DLIFLC

Two members of the Brazilian Army Language Center visited the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center Oct. 22-26, to gain knowledge about the inner workings of one of the largest foreign language schools in the nation.


Friday, October 26, 2018

15,000th Associate of Arts degree awarded

The Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center awarded its 15,000th Associate of Arts degree on Oct. 25, 2018, marking an impressive milestone for the Institute’s regionally accredited degree program.