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Learning Foreign Language Helps US Soldiers Bridge Culture Gap

Understanding a foreign culture and being able to communicate with the local population is a key component of military strategy in a foreign theater. Language familiarity and cultural awareness at times could mean the difference between a mission’s success or failure. VOA’s Hasib Alikozai has this report about a U.S. Defense Department school in California that educates U.S. military personnel about foreign cultures and languages.

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