ARMY - AR 11-6
Army Foreign Language Program
|Publication Date:||25 February 2022|
This regulation holistically describes the Army Foreign Language Program to include the use of military, Department of the Army (DA) Civilians, and contract linguists to provide linguistic support to Army missions. It delineates policies for managing Army language dependent and language capable military occupational specialty (MOS) Soldiers, DA Civilians, the management and acquisition of contract linguists, command language programs (CLPs), foreign language proficiency bonus (FLPB) pay for both Soldiers and DA Civilians, management of Army special operations forces (ARSOF) Soldiers, and policy for the use of The Army Language Program (TALP) funds. This regulation establishes responsibilities within the Army Foreign Language Program, delineates minimum language training and language proficiency standards, and establishes associated language testing requirements. Additionally, this regulation establishes program planning, resourcing, and reporting requirements, and describes the different types of contract linguists available and the process required to coordinate for contract linguist support.