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Mar 06, 2018 | JUMP News| JUMP Blog

Sasakawa USA is hiring for the role of Associate Research Fellow and Director for JUMP

We’re hiring: Sasakawa USA is seeking our next Associate Research Fellow/ Director for Japan-US Military Program. The role will provide substantive programmatic and administrative support for Sasakawa USA’s tabletop military exercises and, through JUMP, build relationships and provide opportunities for service members and their families who have served in Japan to engage with each one another.

Dec 08, 2017 | JUMP News| JUMP Blog

Submit your photos to #HolidaysinJapan contest

JUMP is sponsoring our third annual #HolidaysInJapan photo contest. We’re gathering photos that show how Americans — past and present — celebrate the holidays while stationed in Japan. The #HolidaysinJapan photo contest is open to all ages and skill levels, current and retired military, family, friends, and anyone in between.

Dec 01, 2017 | JUMP Blog

Security in Northeast Asia in focus at National War College panel event

On November 16, 2017, JUMP sponsored a panel discussion and reception at the National War College in Washington, D.C. on “Persistent Challenges for the Northeast Asia Region: Japan, China, the Korean Peninsula, and U.S. Perspectives.” The event, which was co-sponsored by the Japan-America Society of Washington DC, the National Association of Japan-America Societies, and the Embassy of Japan in Washington, D.C., brought together experts on Japan, China, and the Korean peninsula.

Nov 22, 2017 | JUMP Blog

YCAPS and JUMP members tour the Admiral Togo Shrine

Members of JUMP and the Yokuska Council on Asia-Pacific Studies (YCAPS) toured the Toga Shrine in Tokyo for a recent event co-sponsored by JUMP. The November 4 tour was arranged by Captain Keizo Kitagawa of the Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force …

Apr 03, 2017 | JUMP News| JUMP Blog

JUMP Blog: A case for Kansai

This blog post was written by Brian Graf, Program Officer for Sasakawa USA and the Japan-US Military Program. Prior to joining Sasakawa USA, Brian worked in the Kansai region for five years as a Language Instructor and Assistant Trainer for ECC …

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