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Apr 20, 2017 | Supporters of JUMP

LtGen Kenneth J. Glueck Jr., USMC (ret.): JUMP continues friendships built up through U.S.-Japan alliance

Lt. Gen. Kenneth J. Glueck Jr., USMC (ret.), endorses JUMP as a way to stay connected, relive great connections, and help to shape the future of the U.S.-Japan alliance.

“Throughout my 41-year career, my most memorable and rewarding years were spent in Japan,” he recounts. “The historical and cultural opportunities that my family and I were able to experience were only second to the true friendships we developed with our Japanese hosts.”

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 …

Mar 23, 2017 | JUMP News

Head of Navy highlights bright future for US-Japan alliance at Second Annual JUMP Dinner

The importance of the U.S.-Japan alliance as a critical partnership during a period of increasingly fast-paced maritime competition was stressed at the Second Annual JUMP Dinner in Washington, D.C. on March 16.

Exploring the theme of the future of the U.S.-Japan alliance, the dinner brought together over 100 JUMP members at the prestigious Army and Navy Club to enjoy the company of others who have served in Japan and hear about the state of the alliance from keynote speaker, Chief of Naval Operations Admiral John Michael Richardson.

Mar 16, 2017 | JUMP News

US Air Force members stationed in Japan reunite

More than 100 Air Force service members who have been stationed in Japan had the opportunity to reunite at the United States Air Force Japan Reunion event, hosted at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling in Washington, D.C. on March 10. Distinguished guests shared memories from their time serving in Japan, reunited with their fellow service members in Misawa, Yokota and Kadena, and heard about how the Japan-US Military Program (JUMP) provides opportunities for veterans to continue to stay engaged with the U.S.-Japan alliance.

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