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Wednesday, July 31, 2019

 

Linguist at the Berlin Wall: Henry Klaput’s podcast story

After graduation in 1960, Henry was stationed in Berlin. He wasn’t sure he would get the chance to use his language much as a first sergeant. It wasn’t until the Soviets put up the Berlin Wall in 1961 that Henry was called on to be a translator.

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Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Linguist at the Berlin Wall: Henry Klaput’s podcast story

After graduation in 1960, Henry was stationed in Berlin. He wasn’t sure he would get the chance to use his language much as a first sergeant. It wasn’t until the Soviets put up the Berlin Wall in 1961 that Henry was called on to be a translator.

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Friday, June 28, 2019

Air Force steps up recruiting linguists

“The Air Force linguist corps has some unique challenges,” said Trefflich, chief military language instructor at the Korean schoolhouse, and an Air Force linguist recruiter liaison.

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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

DLIFLC gains new assistant commandant

Air Force Col. Stephanie R. Kelley accepted responsibility as the assistant commandant of the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center.

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

DLI and NCS sign agreement

DLIFLC leadership signed a memorandum of understanding with NCS, enabling service members to apply NCS completed coursework toward an Associate of Arts degree in Foreign Language.

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Friday, May 31, 2019

Students awarded in Russian essay contest

The students are tested on their listening, reading and speaking abilities. “In our program, we have classes like interpreting, translation and history. No writing classes.”

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Thursday, May 23, 2019

Presidio honors fallen comrades for Memorial Day

“With the hectic lives we lead today, it might be easy to think of Memorial Day as merely a three-day weekend,” said Army Col. Gary Hausman, Commandant of DLIFLC.

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