Bridging the Divide

Hilburn, Matt
December 2005
Sea Power;Dec2005, Vol. 48 Issue 12, p30
The article reports on the Center for Advanced Operational Culture Learning's (CAOCL) mission to create American Marines who are adept at traversing unfamiliar cultural terrain. It suggests the importance of language skills and cultural awareness inn the war on terrorism. The center's task is make Marines familiar with the language, customs and mores of the populations they are likely to encounter.


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