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LEAP your way to opportunity

The Language Enabled Airman Program is run by the Air Force Culture and Language Center as an opportunity for Airmen across various career fields to hone and develop their proficiency in a foreign language. It’s targeted toward Airmen who already have pre-existing language capability.

Students from partner nations work together in a joint exercise at the Inter European Air Forces Academy. The Air Force Culture and Language Center seeks to form a corps of general purpose Airmen to take on missions around the world through its Language Enabled Airman Program. (Courtesy photo by Air Force Culture and Language Center)

F.E. WARREN AIR FORCE BASE, Wyo. --

What is LEAP?

The Language Enabled Airman Program is run by the Air Force Culture and Language Center as an opportunity for Airmen across various career fields to hone and develop their proficiency in a foreign language. It’s targeted toward Airmen who already have pre-existing language capability.

If accepted, participants are required to complete online training and periodically attend temporary duty assignments to areas that speak the language they are learning. This is to enhance their language skills and cultural awareness.

How to apply

Applicants must have moderate to high proficiency in a language specified on the Air Force Strategic Language List. This is determined by the Defense Language Proficiency Tests or Oral Proficiency Interviews.

Contact local Test Control Officer, usually located in the base education office.

Submit an application during the designated time frame. The application can be accessed through the Air Force Portal.

More Information

-Visit the AFCLC website.

-Visit the AFCLC Facebook page.