DLIFLC announces Hall of Fame nominations



By Natela Cutter
DLIFLC Public Affairs


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The official 75th Anniversary logo of the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center.

MONTEREY, Calif. – The Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center has announced that it will induct seven more members into its Hall of Fame on Nov. 4, 2016.

The selectees for 2016 are: Maj. Gen. James A. Adkins, a 1976 DLIFLC Russian course graduate; Robert Destatte, a 1966 Vietnamese course graduate; Dr. Claude O. Proctor, a 1959 Russian course graduate; Pardee Lowe, an expert in foreign language proficiency level testing; Dr. Donald C. Fischer, former commandant and provost of DLIFLC; Gail McGinn, former Department of Defense senior language authority; and Walter Scurei, DLIFLC friend and benefactor, donor of the Berlin Wall Monument and backer of a scholarship for spouses and children of DLIFLC graduates.

The DLIFLC Hall of Fame, established in 2006, honors those persons who have contributed significantly to language training or use within the Department of Defense. A summary of the selectees’ accomplishments will be published in the Globe magazine.

This year’s ceremony will also mark the Institute’s 75th Anniversary which will be celebrated on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016, at the Monterey Hyatt Regency, starting at 6 p.m. For more information on attending the 75th Anniversary Ball, please go to www.dli-foundation.org

For more information about previous inductees into the DLIFLC Hall of Fame, please go to our home page at www.dliflc.edu/about/hall-of-fame/

Posted Date: 25 August 2016