U.S. Soldiers to 'Go Native' on Operations

Some regular Army units will focus on specific regions with language and culture training.


The Army has adopted a new motto of sorts: "Projecting a credibility that prevents conflict."

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Soldiers from 2nd BCT are learning Arabic, Swahili, French and Portuguese as a part of Regional Expertise and Cultural training, Army officials say.

The budget overview predicts units will be ready for deployment by 2015, and staring this fall other units will be aligned for U.S. Pacific Command and U.S. European Command.

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