Cultural Awareness: Indonesia Training Support Package


The Technical Support Working Group has released the Cultural Awareness: Indonesia Training Support Package (CAI TSP) for use by military forces operating in Indonesia.

The Cultural Awareness: Indonesia Training Support Package is a complete package of training course materials designed for use in promoting understanding and positive interactions between Americans and Indonesians during in-country military operations.  The CAI TSP covers topics such as:

  • Definition and Comparison of Culture
  • Indonesian:
    • Government
    • Economy
    • Major and Minor Religions
    • People
    • Social Constructs
  • Language (Bahasa Indonesia Overview, Greetings and People, Places and Travel, and Military Terms), 
  • Mission Critical:
    • Indonesia Briefing
    • Military and Security Forces
    • US Deployment to Indonesia

The CAI TSP binder contains the 792-page instructor manual, a CD-ROM containing all course materials, and a DVD containing the classroom support materials.

Due to the sensitive nature of its content, the CAI TSP is a restricted document available only to Federal, Allied, State, and local governments involved in security and counter-terrorism activities. Contractors providing services and training to these agencies may also procure the TSP with the sponsorship of their contracting agency.  The CAI TSP is available from the Government Printing Office (GPO). All orders must first be confirmed by the Technical Support Working Group (TSWG) prior to being sent to the Government Printing Office (GPO).  The cost is $234 U.S. To order, cite stock 008-001-00194-1.

To order the CAI TSP, first send an e-mail request for quantity desired to [email protected], and include contact name, organization name, address, and telephone number.  Confirmation of the order will be approved via e-mailed document with an approval number and ordering instructions. The TSP can then be ordered from GPO, accompanied by a copy of the confirmation e-mail and approval number, as follows:

Orders accompanied by the TSWG approval number may be placed via e-mail, fax, and mail. Online:,  E-mail: [email protected];  Phone: Toll free (866) 512-1800, DC Area: (202) 512-1800,  Fax: (202) 512-2250 at any time; Mail: send to: Superintendent of Documents, Mail Stop: SSOP, Washington, DC 20402-0001. All orders require prepayment, either by check, money order, VISA, MasterCard, American Express, Discover/NOVUS, or GPO Deposit Account.