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DLIFLC honors linguist hero

PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. – The Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center will honor Cpl. Bernard Corpuz during a dedication ceremony at the Presidio of Monterey on June 22, starting at 11:00 a.m.

Cpl. Corpuz was a French linguist who was killed in action by wounds sustained from an improvised explosive device in Ghazni, Afghanistan in 2006.

Corpuz Hall is the newest addition to the DLIFLC campus in fiscal year 2012 and will add much needed classroom space for the expanding foreign language training requirement within the Department of Defense.

DLIFLC, the largest language institute in the nation, has a native-speaking faculty of more than 2,300. The staff and faculty of DLIFLC come from more than 50 different countries around the world.

DLIFLC is DoD’s premier foreign language provider and trains an average of 3,500 military linguists each year in 25 different languages.

To attend the ceremony please contact DLIFLC Protocol Office at: 831-242-5336


DLIFLC 1759 Lewis Rd. Bldg 614, Ste. 251 - Presidio of Monterey - Monterey, CA 93944 (831) 242-7176, (DSN-768)