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DLIELC features team contributions during showcase
February 15, 2024
The Defense Language Institute English Language Center, Training and Development team, 637th Training Group, showcase their exhibit during the DLIELC Showcase at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, Feb. 2, 2024. The showcase demonstrates the importance of Squadron contributions and how they support students not only in learning English, but also in building security cooperation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Agnes Koterba)

DLIELC: Fighting through a pandemic
April 29, 2021
Armed with a copy of the American Language Course text, a cadet participates in an online class facilitated by a Defense Language Institute English Language Center Virtual Training Team (VTT) in July 2020. VTTs were used in collaboration with the U.S. Army to provide English language training to some of the U.S. Army Echo Trainees. Since the start of this curriculum, VTTs have also been used with some of DLIELC’s international partners, like Uzbekistan.

Defense Language Institute preps potential international coalition pilots
April 10, 2019
A student at the Defense Language Institute at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas uses a Simulated Environment Realistic Air Traffic Control, or SERA. SERA is a voice-prompted aviation simulation software students use to practice a variety of maneuvers like takeoffs and maintaining air speeds while communicating to the tower in English. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dillon Parker)

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, Texas. The new Reid Clinic incorporates functions from four buildings into one, consisting of 19 departments, and will serve approximately 86,000 patients per year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kevin Iinuma)

The AMIGO program builds U.S. cultural interoperability
August 15, 2018
The 637th International Support Squadron (ISS) 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
Airman Laura Mendez Murcia (right) displays her English class certification of completion during an Inter-American Air Force Academy ceremony held at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in December 2017. The Colombian aircraft technician student was accompanied by her English class instructor Staff Sgt. Emanuel Martinez Gomez, a volunteer instructor for the course.

DLIELC manager ensures smooth partner nation in-country English language training
September 26, 2017
From left to right: Col. Roy W. Collins, 37th Training Wing commander, Lt. Col. Aaron J. Franklin, 637th International Support Squadron commander, Katie Carraway, Defense Language Institute English Learning Center overseas program manager, and Maj. Gen.  Robert D. LaBrutta, commander of the Second Air Force, pose for a photo May 8, 2017 at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. Carraway, who conducts site surveys with partner nation in-country English language training programs and makes specific recommendations to strengthen them, was honored for being selected as the 2016 Air Force International Affairs Excellence awardee.