NLSC is an initiative of the Defense Language and National Security Education Office (DLNSEO)
Government Partners

The NLSC provides cost-effective, timely, and high-quality language cultural support services to Federal Agencies through formal partnership agreements.
About NLSC Services

The NLSC supports a range of missions in the United States and abroad. From interpretation, translation, and transcription to language instruction, cultural advising, and testing development, the NLSC offers Federal Government partners a suite of broad, deep, and user-defined services.
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If you would like to learn more about what the NLSC can do for your agency, please request an informational briefing by submitting a Contact Request Form. One of our Partner Support Liaisons will contact you to discuss the details of our program and how we can meet your needs.
Current Partners
  • USCENTCOM—U.S. Central Command
  • USCYBERCOM—U.S. Cyber Command
  • USEUCOM—U.S. European Command
  • USINDOPACOM—U.S. Indo-Pacific Command
  • USSOUTHCOM—U.S. Southern Command
  • USSOCOM—U.S. Special Operations Command

  • APCSS—Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies
  • DIA—Defense Intelligence Agency
  • DPAA—Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency
  • DSCA ACSS—Defense Security Cooperation Agency, Africa Center for Strategic Studies
  • DLIFLC—Defense Language Institute (DLI) Foreign Language Center (FLC)
  • DLA—Defense Logistics Agency 
  • MCoE—Maneuver Center of Excellence
  • NSA—National Security Agency
  • CIWT—Navy Center for Information Warfare Training
  • USAWC—U.S. Army War College

  • USDA AMS FTPP—Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS), Fair Trade Practices Program (FTPP)
  • USDA FPAC—Department of Agriculture, Farm Production and Conservation
  • HHS ACF—Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
  • HHS NIH FIC—Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, Fogarty International Center
  • HHS OCR—Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Civil Rights
  • HHS ASPR—Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Secretary, Administration for Strategic Preparedness and Response
  • DHS CRCL—Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Office of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties (CRCL)
  • DHS FEMA—Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency
  • DHS ICE HSI—Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Homeland Security Investigations
  • DHS USCG—Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Coast Guard
  • DOJ FBI LS—Department of Justice (DOJ), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Language Services
  • DOJ CRT—Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division
  • DOJ NSD—Department of Justice, National Security Division
  • DOL EBSA—Department of Labor, Employee Benefits Security Administration
  • DOS EAP—Department of State (DOS), Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs
  • DOI USGS ESC—Department of the Interior (DOI), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Earthquake Science Center (ESC)
  • DOI USGS GHSC—Department of the Interior (DOI), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Geologic Hazards Science Center (GHSC)
  • DOI USGS NMHA—Department of the Interior, U.S Geological Survey, Natural Hazards Mission Area
  • DOI USGS WMA—Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, Water Resources Mission Area
  • USDT OCRD—Department of Treasury, Office of Civil Rights and Diversity
  • USGS SPCMSC—U.S. Geological Survey, St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center

  • 25th ID—25th Infantry Division
  • SFAB—5th Security Force Assistance Brigade
  • AFIMSC—Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center Detachment 2
  • Air NGB SPP—Air National Guard Bureau J-53 State Partnership Program
  • Army NGB SPP—Army National Guard Bureau J-53 State Partnership Program
  • CNRMA—Commander, Navy Region Mid-Atlantic
  • I MEF—I Marine Expeditionary Force
  • III MEF—III Marine Expeditionary Force
  • MTARNG—Montana Army National Guard
  • USAF 818th MSAS —U.S. Air Force 818th Mobility Support Advisory Squadron
  • USAFE-AFAFRICA—U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Africa
  • US4SFAB—U.S. Army 4th Security Force Assistance Brigade
  • USAR 500 MB—U.S. Army 500th Military Brigade
  • USNAVEUR-NAVAF-SIXTHFLT—U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa/U.S. Sixth Fleet
  • USPACFLT—U.S. Navy Pacific Fleet
  • USMARFOREURAF—U.S. Marine Corps Forces Europe-Africa (MARFOREUR)
  • USNAVAIRPMA—U.S. Navy Air Systems Command- Navy and Marine Corps Small Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System Program Office

  • CNCS—AmeriCorps (aka Corporation for National and Community Service - CNCS)
  • CPSC OIP—Consumer Product Safety Commission, Office of International Programs
  • EEOC-OCLA—Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) - Office of Communications and Legislative Affairs (OCLA)
  • FMCS OCMP—Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Office of Conflict Management and Prevention
  • GSA TTS—General Services Administration (GSA) Technology Transformation Services
  • USAGM—U.S. Agency for Global Media
  • USCCR—U.S. Commission on Civil Rights
  • USOGE—U.S. Office of Government Ethics

Administration for Children and Families Partnered since 2020

At the NLSC, we found a partner that really worked to understand our business requirement. They made our mission their mission. The NLSC members, they not only provided linguistic support, but they are heroes in the field. They had the heart and the grit that was critical to helping the UCs [unaccompanied children] in our care.