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Language Resources:  

The library has a limited collection of language instruction materials available for checkout. Search the catalog to see what's available:

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From the Joint Language University website:

We are a language training portal serving the U.S. Government. Whether you want to acquire, maintain, enhance, or refresh your language skills, we have the materials you need.

For complete, unfettered access to our entire site, you must first register with your ".mil" or ".gov" email address. All of our materials are completely free and available to current federal and DOD employees.  Sign up today for:

  • •10,000+ catalog items including targeted language training, assessment objects and Area & Culture training
  • •One-click access (no login required) to our licensed resources
  • •A detailed training history, tracking current and completed courses
  • •Formal certificates of completion with your name, course title and date
  • •And much, much more...


From the Special Operations Forces Teletraining System:

The Special Operations Forces Teletraining System is a program that takes advantage of proprietary and commercial off-the-shelf technology to deliver real-time language & culture training to students anywhere in the world, including those who are unable to attend traditional classes at traditional training institutions.

Any Department of Defense uniformed or civilian person can apply. Classes will only be initiated for SOF personnel, but empty seats can be filled by other DOD personnel. Priority is given to SOF uniformed personnel. If you qualify, feel free to register now.



Open Culture provides extensive links to free language lessons in 48 languages offered through various universities and institutions.

*Some can be downloaded using iTunes which must be done on a non-government computer.