Moreover, with programs like LEAP and institutions like the AAA and AFCLC, the Air Force can create a training pipeline that targets young Airmen with cultural competency and language acumen to expand its advising mission.
(39.) Air Force Culture and Language Center (AFCLC), "AFCLC presents Air University Language, Regional Expertise & Culture Symposium," http://culture.af.mil/symposium/index.html.
To develop and implement the QEP, the AFCLC hired two brilliant scholars, first Dr.
The reorganization of Air Force EST occurred just as the AFCLC came together.
Jay Warwick, director of a Language Center embedded within the AFCLC. Warwick, a retired Air Force intelligence officer and Russian linguist, is building both long-term and "just in time" language learning programs as part of an integrated plan to equip Airmen with the right language skills at the right time for mission accomplishment.
From its inception, the AFCLC included an embedded Air Force Negotiations Center of Excellent (NCE), responsible for developing and delivering both education and training in the art of cross-cultural negotiations.