• Becoming a student to be a better teacher

    When Staff Sgt. Britteny Griffith, a 316th Training Squadron linguist instructor at Goodfellow, was presented with the opportunity to return to school full time to complete her bachelor's degree, she was thrilled.
  • Finding the best linguist for the job

    The Defense Language Institute is helps recruiters find higher quality linguists by providing the recruiters the tools and information they need to help spot potential linguists and streamline their process.
  • Connected through cultures

    It may seem intimidating to open up your home to a complete stranger, but it could result in a rewarding experience. Tech. Sgt. Traci Lara experienced how rewarding it can be to learn about other cultures with her family. When Lara was 28 years old, her parents hosted a foreign exchange student from Nonsan, South Korea.
  • The rewards and challenges of being a first sergeant

    Three years may feel like a long time, depending on what is happening, but for Chief Master Sgt. James Curtis, 311th Training Squadron first sergeant, time has sped by thanks to the members of the 311th TRS who made his time at Presidio of Monterey an enjoyably bittersweet and enlightening opportunity.