What We Do - CHCO Foreign Language

Foreign Language - What We Do

  • Oversee the IC’s foreign language programs.
  • Develop and manage the IC’s Foreign Language Strategic Plan (FLSP.)
    • Develop and retain a skilled foreign language workforce.
    • Improve and incorporate human language technology.
    • Develop and deploy foreign language capabilities to meet changing intelligence requirements.
  • Lead Foreign Language Executive Committee (FLEXCOM) efforts.
  • Provide direction and support to FLEXCOM Expert Group meetings.
  • Build strong partnerships with the IC’s senior language advisors, foreign language community, and National Intelligence Managers.
  • Participate in and help manage IC language training and education programs such as STARTALK, LEARN, etc.
  • Lead yearly efforts to define the IC’s foreign language capabilities.