This introductory video provides a basic definition of culture and explains how cross-cultural competence is relevant to the warfighter.
The study of cultural geography involves observing places and their features with all of our senses to learn more about the people who live there. Cultural geography is about people, not maps. How people interact with, shape, and transform the land they live on can be indicators of their shared beliefs, practices, and values. Consciously observing human interaction with the physical environment can help you pick up on clues and context to better orient to a place you have never been.