Fall/Winter 2017

DLIFLC events throughout the fall and winter of 2017

 The All-Army Women's Basketball team is set and ready to defend their gold medal at the Armed Forces Basketball Championship starting Wednesday at Lackland AFB, TX. Members of the 2017 final team include:  SPC Alexia Sanders, Fort Hood, TX 2LT Desiree Wilson, Fort Stewart, GA SGT Latrel Kirkland, JB Lewis-McChord, WA SPC Pearl Henriquez, Wiesbaden, Germany SGT Donita Adams, Maryland Army National Guard CPT Louise Vandenbosch, Fort Knox, KY SPC Juliette Turner, Texas Army National Guard 1LT Michelle Ambuul, Presidio of Monterey, CA SPC Kenyatta Sears, DC Army National Guard 2LT Danielle Salley, Camp Red Cloud, Korea SFC April Cromartie, Fort Jackson, SC 2LT Kiana Doliveira, Fort Carson, CO  The team is coached by MAJ Michael Meyers from Fort Hood, TX, SFC Albert Mayon from Fort Bliss, TX, CPT Kelly Scott from Fort Wainwright, AK and SGT Shaquana Bleach from Lemoore, CA is the Team OIC. Many people were out with their camera's during last Thursday's prescribed burn of more than 400 acres in the northern portion of the Fort Ord National Monument. These photos come from DLIFLC's Joseph Kumzak Photography, Multimedia Designer at our Continuing Education Center in Ft. Ord. Thank you for sharing! Linguists now join with other military career fields who have followed in the tradition of naming a patron saint as the protector of their occupation. St. Jerome (c. 347 to 420) was inducted as the patron saint of military linguists at the Presidio of Monterey Chapel Sept. 11. (U.S. Army photo by Patrick Bray) The 229th MI Battalion had their bi-annual Warrior Challenge on Wednesday, September 13th. The competition included several individual physical competitions and a final team tug-of-war. It was a close competition all the way to the end, with A Company taking first place. (U.S. Army photo by Amber K. Whittington) A delegation from Cameroon visited DLIFLC Sept. 18. The delegation observed students learning French, the national language of Cameroon. (U.S. Army photo by Patrick Bray) For the first time in the history of the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center, two Military Language Instructors received the Army Instructor Badge, which puts them on par with their peers and enables them to better compete for promotion. (U.S. Army photo by Amber K. Whittington) Staff Sgt. Bryan Ivery displays the web belt buckle he earned as the 2017 Advanced Individual Training Platoon Sergeant of the Year. (U.S. Army photo by Amber K. Whittington) Students cheer on fellow Korean students at the 26th Annual Korean Language Writing Contest for Foreign Nationals Oct. 12 at the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center. (U.S. Army photo by Patrick Bray/Released) More than 1,000 runners, joggers and walkers participated in the 2017 Honor Our Fallen A Run To Remember on the former Fort Ord on Oct. 21. The event is a fundraiser for the Presidio of Monterey's outreach services to Gold Star families in a four-county area in central California. (U.S. Army photo by Patrick Bray) Staff Sgt. Mashal Shekib, a Military Language Instructor at the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center, Presidio of Monterey, California, gives a treat to the Institute’s mascot, Pfc. Lingo, Oct. 31, 2017. When he’s not teaching Pashto, from Afghanistan, Shekib likes to train dogs and operates his own canine training academy. Originally from Kabul, he immigrated to the U.S. in 2008 and enlisted in the U.S. Army in 2009. (U.S. Army photo by Patrick Bray/Released) The Spanish Faculty planned a cultural immersion experience for the Spanish Department students to learn about Día de los Muertos, a very important part of the Spanish culture. The festivity showcased the people’s unique way of remembering departed members of their families, inviting their souls to cross over to the realm of the living to reunite with their loved ones. This family reunion is central to the cultural framework of Mexico and Central America. (U.S. Army by Amber K. Whittington) The quarterly Commander's Cup was held Nov. 1st at the Price Fitness Field on the Presidio of Monterey. The Army took first place for the women's competition and the Air Force took first place in the men's competition. The overall winners of the Commander's Cup went to the Marine Corps team. (U.S. Army photo by Amber K. Whittington) The DLIFLC team competed in the Army Ten-Miler in Washington, D.C., Oct. 8. The team even got to meet the Sgt. Maj. of the Army! The 517th Training Group celebrated the United States Air Force's 70th birthday on Saturday, September 16.
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The All-Army Women's Basketball team is set and ready to defend their gold medal at the Armed Forces Basketball Championship starting Wednesday at Lackland AFB, TX. Members of the 2017 final team include: SPC Alexia Sanders, Fort Hood, TX 2LT Desiree Wilson, Fort Stewart, GA SGT Latrel Kirkland, JB Lewis-McChord, WA SPC Pearl Henriquez, Wiesbaden, Germany SGT Donita Adams, Maryland Army National Guard CPT Louise Vandenbosch, Fort Knox, KY SPC Juliette Turner, Texas Army National Guard 1LT Michelle Ambuul, Presidio of Monterey, CA SPC Kenyatta Sears, DC Army National Guard 2LT Danielle Salley, Camp Red Cloud, Korea SFC April Cromartie, Fort Jackson, SC 2LT Kiana Doliveira, Fort Carson, CO The team is coached by MAJ Michael Meyers from Fort Hood, TX, SFC Albert Mayon from Fort Bliss, TX, CPT Kelly Scott from Fort Wainwright, AK and SGT Shaquana Bleach from Lemoore, CA is the Team OIC.


Posted Date: 7 November 2017