Navy's Center for Language Regional Expertise and Culture Office (CLREC) provides Language, Regional Expertise, and Cultural Awareness (LREC) training for all Sailors through a variety of online, resident, and specifically tailored programs. CLREC, a Directorate of the Center for Information Dominance in Pensacola, FL develops practical, Navy-wide, cross-cultural skills to enhance relationships with emerging partners. It also provides training for operations worldwide, and offers tailored resources for Flag Officers and senior leaders deploying overseas, as well as online and computer-based materials for all Sailors.
CLREC resources can be accessed through its portal on Navy Knowledge Online (NKO account required)
CLREC Language Learning Links
CLREC Sustainment and Enhancement Links
Navy Foreign Language Testing Program
A DLAB and/or DLPT can be scheduled to be taken using the contact information provided in the following link. If you are stationed in an area without a Navy Testing Site, testing can be performed at education offices at Joint, Army, Air Force, or Marine bases/facilities.
Navy Testing Sites
If you are stationed in remote areas without access to a DoD testing facility, contact firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an over-the-phone Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI).
The Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center (DLIFLC) offers a wide variety of language training and Products:
Defense Language Institute Products Broadband Language System (BLTS)
is a new distance learning program dedicated to deliver real-time foreign language training to non-resident DoD linguist via broadband technologies. Training is intended to offer post-basic learners a refresher to sustain or enhance their proficiency skills with a goal to reach level 3 or higher. The program is sponsored by the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center (DLIFLC)
DLIFLC shopping cart for language products: Military and DoD civilians can order CDs and videos, or download materials free of cost by going to https://lmds.monterey.army.mil (site is CAC enabled)
Joint Language University
Includes DoD and DLI basic material and commercial language software for all levels of learners (note: .mil, .gov & DoD account users only*)
Intelink FLPO Language and Cultural Training (Intelink account required)
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