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Joint Base San Antonio
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Defense Language Institute
Language center students, instructors go the distance with distance learning
April 1, 2020
— Despite the changes and preventative measures that are part of COVID-19, students from the 637th Training Group, also known as the Defense Language Institute English Language Center, or DLIELC, have innovated and transferred to a digital learning environment during the past two weeks...
Defense Language Institute preps potential international coalition pilots
April 10, 2019
— Students representing more than 120 countries enroll at Defense Language Institute at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. One of the courses they may take is the Mike Sirois Aviation Simulation Lab where they learn more than just how to fly an aircraft...
Defense Language Institute: Building a bridge with English
March 28, 2019
— The Defense Language Institute English Language Center at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, is focused on providing English training relating directly to military content for students from around the world...
JBSA-Lackland civilian honored with 2018 Visionary Leadership award
November 1, 2018
— While many people around the world are able to get into their cars to drive to their destination, that wasn’t always the case in Saudi Arabia, a place where women had been forbidden to do the same until this past summer. A female Defense Language Institute instructor from Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland was able to get behind the wheel of a car and actually drive in Saudi Arabia, thanks to Kathleen A. Carraway, a Commanders Action Group chief for the 637th Support Squadron...
New Reid Health Services Center provides one-stop service
September 14, 2018
— The 59th Medical Wing celebrated the opening of the new Reid Health Services Center facility with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Sept. 13 on Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland...
The AMIGO program builds U.S. cultural interoperability
August 15, 2018
— The 637th International Support Squadron has been front and center as part of the Defense Language Institute and the 37th Training Wing when it comes to reaching out to international students, making them feel welcomed through the American Members of International Goodwill to Others program, or AMIGO...
IAAFA students benefit from opportunity to learn English
January 20, 2018
— The Inter-American Air Forces Academy at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland recently completed its English language course taught to students interested in expanding their knowledge that will assist them in future international endeavors...
International Airman Leadership School set to launch
October 21, 2017
— Classes for the new International Airman Leadership School at the Inter-American Air Forces Academy at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland get underway Feb. 18, 2018...
DLIELC manager ensures smooth partner nation in-country English language training
September 26, 2017
— Since 1954, the Defense Language Institute English Learning Center has provided English language training and services in support of security cooperation objectives. They also provide English language training to U.S. military service members whose primary language is not English. As part of that mission, they annually train students from more than 100 countries...
Defense Language Institute instructors recognized for safety campaign
August 19, 2017
— Five instructors from the Defense Language Institute were presented with Awards of Excellence Aug. 4 at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland for an eternal safety campaign they held in conjunction with their 101 Critical Days of Summer Safety brief...
Afghan Ministry of Interior Awards Medal to Defense Language Institute
June 7, 2017
— The Afghanistan Homeland Security Service Medal was awarded to a member of the Defense Language Institute English Language Center staff as a token of appreciation for his exceptional meritorious leadership and performance of duty on behalf of the Afghan Ministry of Interior...