DLIFLC News

Afghan interpreters speak their way through relationship building

Afghan interpreters speak their way through relationship building

Fulfilling a once-in-a lifetime mission, current linguists and alumni from the DOD language school in Monterey, California, are helping Afghans and their families who escaped the clutches of the Taliban ... Read More
Afghan interpreters speak their way through relationship building

Afghan interpreters speak their way through relationship building

Fulfilling a once-in-a lifetime mission, current linguists and alumni from the DOD language school in Monterey, California, are helping Afghans ... Read More
Indiana Guardsman serves as link between Americans, Afghans

Indiana Guardsman serves as link between Americans, Afghans

As an interpreter, Stringer has had many opportunities to use his language skills and form strong connections with Afghans, and ... Read More
Student Senate holds inaugural meeting

Student Senate holds inaugural meeting

The DLIFLC’s first ever Student Senate, with 16 students - two service members from each schoolhouse - met for their ... Read More
Language Training Detachment receives SOCOM award

Language Training Detachment receives SOCOM award

DLIFLC’s Hurlburt Field Language Training Detachment was presented with the Special Operation Command’s Command Language Program of the Year award ... Read More
Family, friends join graduates for in-person ceremony

Family, friends join graduates for in-person ceremony

For the first time in nearly 18 months, family and friends were able to celebrate with their DLIFLC student in ... Read More
New assistant commandant joins DLIFLC

New assistant commandant joins DLIFLC

Air Force Col. Jennifer Saraceno accepted responsibility as the assistant commandant of DLIFLC in a change of command ceremony held ... Read More
DLIFLC commandant relinquishes command

DLIFLC commandant relinquishes command

Col. Gary M. Hausman relinquished command of the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center to Col. James A. Kievit in ... Read More
New foreign area officers gather for training, networking event

New foreign area officers gather for training, networking event

More than 200 newly minted foreign area officers and their spouses descended on the Weckerling Center for the semi-annual joint ... Read More
Revamped Air Force FAO program gets a boost at DLIFLC

Revamped Air Force FAO program gets a boost at DLIFLC

“All of us volunteered to serve,” said Pravecek, “and now we ask for volunteers to help build a new AFSC ... Read More
Military institutes host ‘Belt and Road’ training event

Military institutes host ‘Belt and Road’ training event

The Maxwell Air Force Base Language Training Detachment at Air University is hosting a ‘Belt and Road Initiative’ training event ... Read More
Rising to the challenge: equipping DLIFLC

Rising to the challenge: equipping DLIFLC

Though technology will never replace face-to-face teaching, a part of what the pandemic has taught the Institute is that some ... Read More
“I have your back:” The importance of supplies in a pandemic

“I have your back:” The importance of supplies in a pandemic

When the pandemic began raging last March and DLIFLC shut its doors, sending students, faculty and staff home to continue ... Read More
2021 Virtual Memorial Day Ceremony

2021 Virtual Memorial Day Ceremony

Though the end of the pandemic is in sight, we prepared a virtual Memorial Day ceremony ... Read More
Resilience and heritage: Japanese American linguists during WWII

Resilience and heritage: Japanese American linguists during WWII

When you think of resiliency, what comes to your mind? There are a thousand answers to that question.  One of ... Read More
Learning to fail 

Learning to fail 

“Ask and seek advice,” Peterson said, “but there’s a time where you just have to get out there and take ... Read More
Arabic instructor becomes MLI of the year

Arabic instructor becomes MLI of the year

“I love teaching,” says Army Staff Sgt. Aisha Bannat. “When I was told that my [college] graduation was on the ... Read More