Five Eye alliance visits DLIFLC

Five Eye alliance visits DLIFLC

Members of the Five Eyes alliance, comprised of Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States, met at the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center June 28. FVEY is a longstanding intelligence alliance among English speaking nations...
Presidio holds Memorial Day Ceremony

Presidio holds Memorial Day Ceremony

DLIFLC held a Memorial Day Ceremony at the Presidio of Monterey in person for the first time in two years, with all four branches of the military and the Coast Guard present on Soldier Field May 26. “For many of us, today is a particularly haunting day that carries...
Language Day 2022 a success

Language Day 2022 a success

After a two year-hiatus the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center held Language Day, a traditional celebration of language and culture for students from the Institute and young high school foreign language students from around northern California. “I am...
Military Language Instructors receive badges, awards

Military Language Instructors receive badges, awards

“You are an incredibly important part of the [foreign language] learning process, alongside your civilian colleagues,” said DLIFLC Commandant Col. James Kievit, who presided over the awards ceremony. Military Language Instructors, or MLIs, are vital cogs in the wheel...
DLIFLC awards first BA degrees

DLIFLC awards first BA degrees

For the first time in the history of the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center, two graduates were awarded baccalaureate degrees in foreign language during a graduation ceremony held on Soldier Field on Thursday, April 7, 2022. Tech. Sgt. Joshua Miller,...
From the Historian: Choirs of the early language schools

From the Historian: Choirs of the early language schools

By Cameron Binkley, Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center Command Historian PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif.  – During World War II, the Military Intelligence Service Language School, the predecessor of the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center...