DLIFLC News

DLI Foundation and Alumni Association hold homecoming

DLI Foundation and Alumni Association hold homecoming

Nearly 40 Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center alumni, from the four branches of the services, attended a homecoming event at the Presidio of Monterey Nov. 18 ... 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
Preparing Soldiers for the future with resiliency

Preparing Soldiers for the future with resiliency

“We’ve had a lot of folks who, with the pandemic and the stress of class, were feeling the effects and ... Read More
Mission essential: Taking care of yourself 

Mission essential: Taking care of yourself 

However you choose to set boundaries and make yourself a priority is up to you. But it’s important to remember that neglecting yourself doesn’t ... Read More
Military communities rely on CALMED data-guru

Military communities rely on CALMED data-guru

Maj. Jody Brown is responsible for tracking more than 10,000 people. Most people would have panicked and hid their head ... Read More
Community matters on the battlefield and in life

Community matters on the battlefield and in life

“Resiliency is an everyday thing." Pascua said. "You learn resiliency everyday through PT. You learn mental resiliency through daily academics ... Read More
DLIFLC loses one of its own 

DLIFLC loses one of its own 

The Presidio of Monterey’s 229th Military Intelligence Battalion held a memorial service for Spc. Ryan Tasso March 11, who had graduated from ... Read More
Resiliency: Courage in the Arena

Resiliency: Courage in the Arena

“A fixed mindset is someone who believes they don’t really have any locus of control over what’s going on with them in ... Read More
From Air Force Airman to Space Force Guardian 

From Air Force Airman to Space Force Guardian 

Recently, two former Airmen were sworn into the Space Force at the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center, bringing the total number ... Read More
Being part of the solution

Being part of the solution

“It has been an honor to lead the vaccine effort for our area and has been personally rewarding,” said Lt ... Read More
Driven to succeed as a Boren Scholar

Driven to succeed as a Boren Scholar

The Chinese capstone program at DLIFLC, the first if its kind in Monterey, is held in conjunction with the Middlebury ... Read More
Lt. Gen. Rainey pays in-person visit to DLIFLC

Lt. Gen. Rainey pays in-person visit to DLIFLC

Lt. Gen. James E. Rainey, commanding general of the U.S. Army Combined Arms Center visited DLIFLC Jan. 14 and spoke ... Read More