Location USA USA

The Pentagon is looking for employees with knowledge of the Ukrainian language

The Pentagon has expanded staffing request for people with knowledge of the Ukrainian language. This was reported by a senior official in the US Army, reports Ukrainian service of “Voice of America”.
The Ministry of Defense started to select people with knowledge of the Ukrainian language in January 2015 in the framework of the MAVNI (Military Accessions Vital to the National Interest).
The Pentagon reported that new staff is recruited from different professions, from religious scholars to the medical professionals. As a part of the US Department of Defense, all these persons are considered to be liable for military service. The program of the Ministry of Defense MAVNI was founded 25 November 2008. It provides for the expansion of the staff of the US Army from the non-citizens having legal status in the US. Knowledge of the Russian language was among the priority requirements from the start of the program. At the end of 2014, the Pentagon has expanded the list of languages preferred for the army, adding the Ukrainian language.
This news was published only on the Ukrainian website “Voice of America”. Meanwhile, it is an important marker that indicates an increased US interest in Ukraine.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *