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DLIFLC accepting nominations for the Hall of Fame

The Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center is accepting nominations for the DLIFLC Hall of Fame by August 1, 2011.

The purpose of the DLIFLC Hall of Fame is to honor the heroes of the Department of Defense language community who have contributed significantly to language and culture training.

The Hall of Fame consists of a permanent display in the DLIFLC Aiso Library on the Presidio of Monterey, with displays describing the stalwarts of the defense language community and their valuable contributions to improved language training and better employment of military linguists in the defense of our nation.


Any person who has made a lasting contribution to language training or military linguist operations in the Department of Defense is eligible for nomination to the Hall of Fame. However, to ensure that actions for which persons are nominated are of an enduring nature, and to prevent any appearance of impropriety, all actions must have occurred at least ten years prior to the date on which the nomination is submitted.

It is not required for nominees to be DLIFLC graduates, faculty, or staff of the Defense Language Institute. Nominees may be living or deceased.


Anyone may submit nominations for Hall of Fame candidates.

Nominations are accepted year-round, however the next selections will be made during the month of August 2011 to coincide with DLIFLC’s 70th Anniversary. The cutoff for consideration of a nomination for 2011 will be 31 July 2011.

Nominations that are not selected for induction will not automatically be considered again in future years. If a nominator wants to have a nomination reconsidered, he or she must resubmit the nomination.

Detailed information and nomination documents can be found here.

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