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Announcements | Aug 10, 2015

Pensacola event to honor US military who have served in Japan

PENSACOLA — An event honoring U.S. military who have served in Japan will take place 2-4:30 p.m. Sept. 4 at the National Naval Aviation Museum in Pensacola.

Featured speakers will include Lt. Gen. Duane Thiessen, past commander of the United States Marine Corps Forces Pacific and current president and CEO of the Naval Aviation Museum Foundation, and Shinji Nagashima, consul general of the Consulate-General of Japan in Miami. A reception will follow the program.

The Japan U.S. Military Program connects past and present service members, families and government civilians who have served in Japan. JUMP, sponsored by the Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA, is an effort with the Embassy of Japan in the United States and the National Association of Japan-America Societies. The Pensacola event is being organized by the Japan-America Society of Northwest Florida, and local sponsors include the Pensacola Council Navy League and the Cpl. J.R. Spears Det. Marine Corps League.

Email or call 361-8750 to reserve seats.

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