DODD 5160.41E(D) CE-01
Defense Language, Regional Expertise, and Culture (LREC) Program
|Publication Date:||9 February 2016|
PURPOSE. This directive:
a. Reissues DoD Directive (DoDD) 5160.41E (Reference (a)) to establish Defense LREC Program policy and assign responsibilities.
b. Incorporates language, regional expertise, and culture as elements of the Defense LREC Program.
c. Provides guidance for the biennial Capabilities Based Review (CBR) and development, distribution, and update of the DoD Strategic Language List (SLL).
d. Designates the Secretary of the Army as the DoD Executive Agent (EA) for both the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center (DLIFLC) and the Contract Linguist Program in accordance with DoDD 5101.1 (Reference (b)).
e. Designates the Secretary of the Air Force as the DoD EA for the Defense Language Institute English Language Center (DLIELC) in accordance with Reference (b).
f. Establishes the Defense Language Steering Committee (DLSC) and updates members' responsibilities.
a. This directive applies to OSD, the Military Departments, the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS) and the Joint Staff, the Combatant Commands (CCMDs), 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 directive as the "DoD Components").
b. Nothing in this directive will inhibit the roles and responsibilities of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense in accordance with Appendix to Title 5, United States Code (known as the "Inspector General Act of 1978") (Reference (c)).