Cultural Change For many years, the DOD has used various financial incentives such as foreign language proficiency pay to attract language speakers and encourage service members to learn or retain their capabilities.
What does PROFP stand for?
PROFP stands for Proficiency Pay
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Samples in periodicals archive:
According to Pentagon figures, about 247,000 service members have some language proficiency, but only about 20,000 have had their skill certified and receive proficiency pay.
Foreign Language Proficiency Pay rates increased June 1 for qualified military members.
In addition to the recent self-service enhancements, customers can now go to the Contact Center customer service reps for assistance in processing foreign language proficiency pay, Montgomery GI Bill for Selected Reserve requests, academic verifications, Community College of the Air Force actions, Tricare Reserve Select enrollments and tuition assistance program requests.
RC soldiers only receive 4/30th (the equivalent of four days a month) of Foreign Language Proficiency Pay (FLPP) (about $13.
11) Among other things, the team recommended that the Air Force (1) establish a single office for language advocacy in the Office of the Deputy Under Secretary of the Air Force for International Affairs, (2) increase foreign language proficiency pay (FLPP), (3) capture "self reported" language data and enter it into the personnel data system, (4) establish an Air Force goal that at least 10 percent of officers develop and maintain minimum language skills, (5) include language-proficiency data on officer career briefs for promotion boards, and (6) concentrate on precommissioning programs to find (or train) officers with language skills.
Another excellent reason is the existence of Foreign Language Proficiency Pay (FLPP).