Air Force Culture and Language Center (AFCLC)

PROMISE

U.S. Air Force Maj. Gary Ruesch, front left, examines a patient at a temporary medical site at the Killick Haitian Coast Guard Base in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Aug. 28, 2011, during Continuing Promise 2011. Continuing Promise is a regularly scheduled mission to countries in Central and South America and the Caribbean, where the U.S. Navy and its partnering nations work with host nations and a variety of governmental and nongovernmental agencies to train in civil-military operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Eric C. Tretter/Released)

PROMISE

LANGUAGE EXCHANGE

U.S. Air Force 2nd Lt. Justin Miller Kyrgyz armys Sgt. Hypiav Byuwoeatob work on pronunciation Jan 26, 2012, during a language exchange at the Koi Tash Noncommissioned Officer Academy in Koi Tash, Kyrgyzstan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Angela Ruiz/Released)

LANGUAGE EXCHANGE

COUNTERPARTS

Female U.S. Air Force advisor meets with an Iraqi Air Force counterpart. By Tech. Sgt. Johnny L. Saldivar.

COUNTERPARTS

MARINE EXCHANGE PROGRAM

Republic of Korea Marine Lt. Col. Guk Heom Park, right, speaks with U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. Jason Brown, center, at the Rodriguez Live-Fire Complex during Korean Marine Exchange Program 13-8. KMEP 13-8, a regularly scheduled, combined training exercise, enhances the combat readiness and interoperability of ROK-U.S. Marine Corps forces. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Kasey Peacock/Released)

MARINE EXCHANGE PROGRAM

ONWARD LIBERTY

Armed Forces of Liberia solders follow a tutorial as U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jonathan Crouch, Operation Onward Liberty radio noncommissioned officer, demonstrates how to enter frequencies into a CODAN 2110 Manpack Transceiver during a radio familiarization class at Camp Ware, Liberia, Sept. 11, 2013. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Brian Bahret)

ONWARD LIBERTY

AEROEXPO MARRAKECH

Airmen meet with Moroccan Armed Forces members and visitors of the Aeroexpo Marrakech 2012. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Senior Airman Natasha Stannard)

AEROEXPO MARRAKECH

IRAQI AIR FORCE

(U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Paul Villanueva II) A U.S. Air Force officer meets with Iraqi Airmen.

IRAQI AIR FORCE

FLIGHT ASSIST

First place winner of the AFCLC Photo Contest. Photo by SSgt. Shawn Weismiller

Flight Assist

GREETINGS FROM AFGHANISTAN

Senior Airman Lauren Everett greets a group of children Sept. 12, 2011, in the Laghman province of Afghanistan. The Laghman Provincal Reconstruction Team members partnered with the security forces assistant team and the Afghan National Police on a patrol through a village. Everett is a medic with the Laghman PRT. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Ryan Crane)

Greetings from Afghanistan

HELPING THE LOCALS

Air Force Medic provides basic medical services to the locals in Afghanistan. -Official U.S. Air Force photo by Collen McGee.

Helping the Locals

Welcome to the AFCLC

DoD VISION: The Department will have the required combination of language skills, regional expertise and cultural capabilities to meet current and projected needs.

AFCLC VISION:The Air Force Culture and Language Center, as the acknowledged experts, will lead the U.S. Air Force in building a cross-culturally competent Total Force to meet the demands of the Service's dynamic global mission.

AFCLC MISSION: The Air Force Culture and Language Center creates and executes language, region and cultural learning programs for Total Force Airmen, and provides the Service with the subject matter expertise required to institutionalize these efforts.

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Intro to Culture (ITC) class, Spring enrollment dates are Mar. 3-16, 2015, and class dates are Mar. 26, 2015 - Jul. 1, 2015. Click here for more info.

NEWS AND EVENTS
Introduction to Culture (ITC) Spring Enrollment Window will be Mar. 3, 2015 - Mar. 16, 2015. For more information on AFCLC - CCAF classes, click here.
Introduction to Cross-Cultural Communication (CCC) Summer Enrollment Window will be Apr. 7, 2015 - Apr. 20, 2015. For more information on AFCLC - CCAF classes, click here
For the latest Quarterly Bulletins and Newsletters, click here
2014 LEAP Selection Process is complete. If you would like to participate in LEAP in the future, please review this page for more information.
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Interested in AFCLC training and education? E-mail to AFCLC Outreach Division or call 334-953-7729.