Mrs. Akie Abe was the special guest for a JUMP lunch on June 7, 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. Ambassador James Zumwalt, CEO of Sasakawa USA, gave a short presentation about JUMP, highlighting the program’s efforts to help connect service members and their families who have served in Japan. The spouses shared memories of living in Japan and learned about ways to stay connected through JUMP.
Guests included: Mrs. Alissa Harrison, Army spouse; Mrs. Mary Lewis, Navy spouse; Mrs. Nancy Dolan, Air Force spouse; Mrs. Ann King, Marine spouse; and Mrs. Ann Kambara, retired Foreign Service Officer.
See below for a gallery of event photos.