Proceedings, Debates of the U.S. Congress
May 21, 2012
112th Congress, 2nd Session
Issue: Vol. 158, No. 73 — Daily Edition
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[Daily Digest] [Page D504] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] Committee Meetings (Committees not listed did not meet) FOREIGN LANGUAGE CAPABILITIES IN THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs: Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management, the Federal Workforce, and the District of Columbia concluded a hearing to examine national security, focusing on foreign language capabilities in the Federal government, after receiving testimony from Eduardo Ochoa, Assistant Secretary of Education for Postsecondary Education; Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Director General of the Foreign Service and Director of Human Resources, Department of State; Laura J. Junor, Assistant Secretary for Readiness, Glenn Nordin, Principal Foreign Language and Area Advisor, Office of the Under Secretary for Intelligence, and Major Gregory Mitchell, G-3/5/7 Training Directorate, United States Army, all of the Department of Defense; Tracey North, Deputy Assistant Director, Intelligence Operations Branch, Directorate of Intelligence, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Department of Justice; Andrew Lawless, Dig-IT Globalization Consulting, Andover, Massachusetts; Allan E. Goodman, Institute of International Education, and Dan E. Davidson, American Councils for International Education, both of Washington, D.C.; and Paula Patrick, Fairfax County Public Schools, Shauna Kaplan, Michelle Dressner, and Jeffrey Wood, all of Fairfax, Virginia.