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Oct 05, 2016 | JUMP News

Cultural connections forged at JUMP sake tasting event

Seeking to expose JUMP members to new and different aspects of Japanese culture, on September 30 the Japan US Military Program (JUMP) held its first sake and whisky tasting event at The Army and Navy Club on Farragut Square in Washington, D.C. About 50 members attended the social, where they learned all about different types of sake and Japanese whisky in a sophisticated

Oct 03, 2016 | In the News

Shaping the U.S.-Japan alliance through armed service

The Japan-US Military Program’s recent event with the Nisei Veterans Committee in Seattle was highlighted in an article in the North American Post by Shihou Sasaki. Members of the U.S. Army, the U.S. Air Force, the Japan Ground Self-Defense Forces, along with members of the broader Seattle community came together at the event to honor the Nisei Veterans who served in the segregated 100th Battalion/442nd Regimental Combat Team (RCT) and the Military Intelligence Service (MIS), during World War II.

Sep 23, 2016 | JUMP News

JUMP event honors Nisei veterans, celebrates U.S.-Japan alliance

Members of the U.S. Army, the U.S. Air Force, the Japan Ground Self-Defense Forces, along with members of the broader Seattle community came together at this Japan-US Military Program (JUMP) event to honor the Nisei Veterans who served in the segregated 100th Battalion/442nd Regimental Combat Team (RCT) and the Military Intelligence Service (MIS), during World War II.

Aug 01, 2016 | Supporters of JUMP

Admiral Dennis Blair, USN (ret.) endorses JUMP as bridge to connect service members

Admiral Dennis C. Blair, USN (ret.) endorses JUMP as a powerful tool through which we can continue to build upon the U.S.-Japan alliance. Click through to read his thoughts on the program.

Adm. Blair is a renowned expert on Pacific military issues, having served as Director of National Intelligence and Commander in Chief of the U.S. Pacific Command. During his 34-year Navy career, Blair served on guided missile destroyers in both the Atlantic and Pacific fleets and commanded the Kitty Hawk Battle Group. Ashore, he served as Director of the Joint Staff and held budget and policy positions on the National Security Council and several major Navy staffs.

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