DLI-Washington has three primary functions:
Administer the Contract Foreign Language Training Program (CFLTP), providing full-time resident instruction for military linguists in low enrollment languages, for all Defense Attaché System (DAS) personnel, and for other language training requirements which cannot be met through regularly scheduled courses at the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center (DLIFLC) at the Presidio of Monterey, California.
Represent the Commandant, DLIFLC in the National Capital Region, acting as his liaison to DoD and other government agencies, as well as to academic organizations.
Provide training and certification for presidential translators who serve the Washington-Moscow Direct Communications Link (MOLINK).
Training is conducted through the Foreign Service Institute (FSI) of the Department of State, and at five commercial foreign language schools in the metropolitan Washington, DC area.
The Defense Language Institute Washington Office
is located (within the Hoffman Town Center) in Alexandria, Virginia:
Defense Language Institute-Washington Office
200 Stovall St., Suite 10S67
Alexandria, VA 22332