DEFENSE LANGUAGE PROGRAM (DLP) (CANCELLING DODD 5160.41(D))
|Publication Date:||21 October 2005|
REISSUANCE AND PURPOSE
Reissues reference (a) to update Defense Language Program (DLP) policy and responsibilities.
Cancels references (b) and (c).
Establishes Senior Language Authorities (SLAs) and the Defense Language Steering Committee (DLSC), formerly titled the Foreign Language Steering Committee.
Authorizes the publication of implementing guidance on "Management of Language and Regional Capabilities."
Designates the Secretary of the Army as the DoD Executive Agent (EA) for the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center (DLIFLC), in accordance with reference (d), and Executive Agent for contract foreign language support to the DoD Components. Exceptions to contract foreign language support are outlined in subparagraph 22.214.171.124.
Designates the Secretary of the Air Force as the DoD EA for the Defense Language Institute English Language Center (DLIELC) in accordance with reference (d).
This Directive applies to the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), the Military Departments, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of 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 in the Department of Defense (hereafter referred to collectively as the "DoD Components").