ARMY - AR 11-6
Army Foreign Language Program
|Publication Date:||18 February 2016|
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 the policies for the management of Army language dependent and language capable military occupational specialty (MOS) Soldiers and 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, 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, establishes associated language testing requirements, establishes program planning, resourcing, and reporting requirements, and describes the different types of contract linguists available and how to coordinate for contract linguist support.
This regulation applies to the Active Army, the Army National Guard/Army National Guard of the United States, and the U.S. Army Reserve, unless otherwise stated. It also applies to Department of the Army Civilians, unless otherwise stated. During mobilization, the proponent may modify policies contained in this regulation.