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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

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.

Mar 28, 2018

Secretary of the Air Force was keynote speaker for Third Annual JUMP Dinner

Recognizing and celebrating the close friendship between the United States and Japan was the theme for the third Japan-U.S. Military Program (JUMP) Annual Dinner, held Wednesday, March 28. In her keynote speech, Secretary of the Air Force, the Hon. Dr. Heather Wilson, emphasized the enduring relationship between not only our two nations, but our militaries. Dr. Wilson recognized the many ways our armed forces work together—through procurement, tech transfer and training—and the benefits derived from sharing resources and talent.

Nov 30, 2017

JUMP in Pensacola: Walk in the U.S., Talk on Japan

On November 30, JUMP and the Japan-America Society of Northwest Florida participated in a “Walk in the U.S., Talk on Japan,” a program on U.S.-Japan relations featuring a group of delegates from Japan with experiences in civil service, Japan’s Self-Defense Forces, and more.

Sep 12, 2017

Nisei Veterans Committee Memorial Hall Tour and Lunch

In coordination with the Japan-America Society of the State of Washington and the Nisei Veterans Committee (NVC), JUMP will hosted an event in Seattle, Washington on September 10, 2017. During the event, attendees toured the NVC Memorial Hall and heard from Nisei veterans.

The event coincided with the annual U.S.-Japan Rising Thunder training exercises at the Yakima Training Center, and included a tour of the Nisei Veterans Committee Memorial Hall in Seattle, a lunch, special guests and speakers, and taiko drumming.

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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