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JUMP staff has collected photos from official sources and reader submissions. If you'd like to add your own Japan-related photos to our gallery, please contact JUMP@spfusa.org

Nov 08, 2018

Japanese Whisky Tasting in DC on November 8, 2018

On November 8th, JUMP hosted a tasting with whisky expert Hajime Kunai, Certified Whisky Expert (Japan Whisky Research Centre) and former General Manager of the Mars Shinshu Distillery. The tasting began with an informative talk by Kunai, followed by a whisky tasting.

Oct 15, 2018

Gallery: JUMP in Honolulu on October 15, 2018

View a gallery of images from JUMP’s event at the Official Residence of the Consul General of Japan in Honolulu on October 15, 2018. The Japan-America Society of Hawaii, in partnership with the National Association of Japan-America Societies (NAJAS) and Sasakawa USA, hosted the JUMP gathering.

Oct 06, 2018

Gallery: Fourth annual JUMP event at National Aviation Museum in Pensacola

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

Sep 09, 2018

Gallery: Nisei Veterans Committee Memorial Hall Event 2018

View a gallery of the September 9 JUMP event in Seattle, held at the Nisei Veterans Committee Memorial Hall. The lunch was hosted by JUMP, in coordination with the Japan-America Society of the State of Washington and the Nisei Veterans Committee.

May 28, 2018

YCAPS Tour of the Diet Building

On May 28, 2018, Yokusuka Council on Asia-Pacific Studies members and guests received a tour of the Diet Building (Kokkai-gijidō) as well as a brief question and answer session with Minister Shigeru Ishiba. Prior to the tour, YCAPS members and guests enjoyed a working lunch. YCAPS Special Advisor Mike Bosack provided a presentation on the history and the mechanics of the Diet, as well as postwar Japanese domestic politics in general and the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) in particular.

Apr 16, 2018

A send-off reception for USNA Midshipmen & The Basic School Marines pending assignment to Japan

On April 16, 2018, the Defense Attaché office of the Embassy of Japan hosted a reception at the Japanese Ambassador’s Residence in Washington, D.C. to send off 36 US Naval Academy Midshipmen and 24 The Basic School Marines who are being posted to Japan. The Midshipmen are headed to Yokosuka and Sasebo and The Basic School Marines will be stationed at Okinawa and Iwakuni. JUMP attended the event to wish the new service members the best as they begin their careers.

Mission

The Japan U.S. Military Program (JUMP) connects past and present service members, families, and government civilians who have served in Japan. Through social networks and events, JUMP builds relationships and provides opportunities for service members to engage with each other. JUMP provides a powerful foundation for sustaining the solid alliance and relationship that exists between the U.S. and Japan.


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Upcoming Events

  • November 28, 2018 , 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

    Cyber Security: Alliance Concerns for the Asia-Pacific Region​ (YCAPS-JUMP Seminar)

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  • November 29, 2018 , 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm

    National War College Event–Chinese Maritime Claims and Implications for the Future of the US – Japan Alliance

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  • January 10, 2019 , 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Overcoming Security Isolationism: Japan’s Promotion of East Asian Security Multilateralism Since 1991 (YCAPS-JUMP Seminar)

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