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Nov 08, 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
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
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
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.
Jul 26, 2018
Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA, the National Association of Japan America Societies, and the Japan Society of New Orleans co-hosted a reception at the National World War II Museum on July 26, 2018.
May 28, 2018
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.
Jun 07, 2018
Mrs. Akie Abe was the special guest for a JUMP lunch held at Ambassador Shinsuke Sugiyama’s residence in Washington D.C. on June 7. Mrs. Abe was joined by military spouse JUMP members representing the four branches of service.
Apr 16, 2018
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.