Air Education and Training Command News

  • Holm Center’s ‘Purple’ summer project

    As a former “foreign kid” in Brazil’s National War College, I was challenged with learning and operating in a language not of my own. I experienced the very real fear that my intellect would be surmised from my inability to smoothly converse, convince and direct others in Portuguese. These are the

  • Learning languages virtually

    Geographically detached from Goodfellow Air Force Base is the 517th Training Group. This group is responsible for training Airmen as linguists and also developing Airmen’s skills and core values.

  • Starting on the right page

    Renovations and a rework of how students are introduced to the world of Cryptologic Language Analysists is underway at the Presidio of Monterey, and it is being led by two of its senior enlisted members.

  • Finding the best linguist for the job

    The Defense Language Institute is helping recruiters find higher quality linguists by providing recruiters the tools and information they need to help spot potential linguists and streamline their training process.

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