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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.

Jun 27, 2016 | In the News

In the News: JUMP reception planned at WWII museum

The Times-Picayune newspaper of New Orleans wrote a June 27 article previewing an upcoming JUMP event in partnership with the Japan Society of New Orleans. The Japan-US Military Program (JUMP), which aims to connect past and present service members, families, …

Apr 27, 2016 | JUMP News

JUMP sends condolences, support to Kumamoto

Volunteer efforts are mounting in Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan, after twin earthquakes on April 14 and 16 razed buildings, triggered landslides, and crippled infrastructure. The magnitude-6.5 and 7.3 quakes killed more than 50 people, injured thousands, and displaced many tens of …

Apr 01, 2016 | JUMP News

Looking back on Operation Tomodachi, five years later

JUMP Program Director James Kendall’s experience working with Operation Tomodachi is detailed in a March 8 article series in the Sankei Shimbun. The articles detail how Kendall and other U.S. Forces assisted relief efforts following the March 11, 2011 Great …

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