JUMP in Pensacola: National Naval Aviation Museum on Oct. 6, 2018

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JUMP in Pensacola: National Naval Aviation Museum on Oct. 6, 2018

October 6, 2018 , 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

On October 6, JUMP and the Japan-America Society of Northwest Florida co-hosted the 4th Annual Japan-U.S. Military Program event at the National Naval Aviation Museum in Pensacola, Florida.

The event was free and open to the public, regardless of military service. It included reunions by base for U.S. service members who have served in Japan, as well as presentations, bamboo flute and Taiko drum performances, and Japanese food. Attendees included 220 American veterans; active duty Navy, Air Force, and Marines; local politicians; and members of the public. Escambria County proclaimed October 7 to be JUMP Day.

The program was also supported by the National Association of Japan-America Societies, Sasakawa USA, and Santa Rosa County Economic Development.  

View a flyer for JUMP in Pensacola.

Speakers:

• Honorable Kenji Hirate, Consul General, Consulate General of Japan in Miami
• Ambassador James Zumwalt, CEO of Sasakawa USA
• Commander Barnet Harris, Commanding Officer, Training Squadron Three (VT-3), NAS Whiting Field, Milton

Details:

Program: From 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m., attendees were invited to browse “reunion” tables of memorabilia from U.S. bases at Okinawa, Sasebo, Iwakuni, Yokosuka, Atsugi, and Misawa. At 1 p.m., remarks by the Honorable Kenji Hirate, Ambassador James Zumwalt and Commander Barnet Harris began in the Blue Angels atrium. The event concluded with a reception on the USS Cabot flight deck  until 4 p.m.
When: October 6, 2018, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: National Naval Aviation Museum,  1878 S Blue Angel Pkwy, Pensacola, FL 32508
RSVP: For more information, call (850) 602-7049, email info@jasnwfl.org or visit jasnwfl.org.

 

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