Accession Number:

ADA170894

Title:

Review of Non-Resident Language Training for Linguists in the U.S. Army

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Jan-Dec 1985

Corporate Author:

ARMY RESEARCH INST FOR THE BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES ALEXANDRIA VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1986-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

155.0

Abstract:

This report reviews the status of language proficiency for Army linguists in field environments. It concludes that the Army needs a centralized refresher program, involvement of the Training and Doctrine Command in promotion of language awareness among Army personnel, updated curricula, refresher training programs at initial training sites, an incentive award system, monitoring of language proficiency in tactical settings, and ongoing assessment efforts.

Subject Categories:

  • Humanities and History
  • Linguistics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE