MANAGEMENT OF THE DEFENSE LANGUAGE, REGIONAL EXPERTISE, AND CULTURE (LREC) PROGRAM
|Publication Date:||30 December 2016|
Purpose: In accordance with the authority in DoD Directives (DoDD) 5142.02 and 5160.41E, this issuance:
• Establishes policies, assigns responsibilities, and provides procedures for managing the Defense LREC Program.
• Adds regional expertise and culture as mission critical competencies of the Defense LREC Program.
• Establishes initial culture learning guidelines.
APPLICABILITY. This issuance applies to OSD, the Military Departments, the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Joint Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities within the DoD (referred to collectively in this issuance as the "DoD Components").