Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Project Lawrence - Special Operations Beefs Up Language Program

USSOCOM is embarked on an effort to increase its operators' language proficiency.  To do this U.S. Army Special Forces and U.S. Navy SEALs are increasing their language training courses.  In addition, SOF are creating female engagement teams or Cultural Support Teams made up of females with some specific military occupational specialties.  Read more in "Wanted: More 'Lawrences of Afghanistan' and Female Special Operators", National Defense, February 8, 2011.

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