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Nov 30, 2017
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.
Nov 16, 2017
On November 16, JUMP held the third annual panel discussion at the National War College, “Persistent Challenges for the Northeast Asia Region: Japan, China, the Korean Peninsula, and U.S. Perspectives.”
Oct 26, 2017
Marines who have been stationed in Japan had the opportunity to reunite at an event hosted at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall. The event, hosted by the Defense Attaché office of the Embassy of Japan in the United States, was held …
Sep 12, 2017
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.
Jun 27, 2017
The Japan-U.S. Military Program sponsored the Japan Society of San Diego & Tijuana’s Beer & Sake Festival on June 16, 2017 at Harrah’s Resort Southern California in San Diego’s North County. The festival coincided with a Japan Maritime Self Defense Force ship visit in San Diego, and the Japanese service members participated alongside their American counterparts.
Jun 09, 2017
JUMP and the Japan-America Society of Hawaii hosted a day of learning and engagement along with U.S. service members who have served in Japan, Japanese officers of the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force and members of the community with an interest in U.S.-Japan defense and security issues. The event included a lecture on United States and Japan defense and security at Hale Koa Hotel in Honolulu, followed by lunch at the hotel. There was then a panel discussion and Q&A on Northeast Asia security issues at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies.
Apr 19, 2017
On April 19, 2017, Grant Newsham, Senior Research Fellow at the Japan Forum for Strategic Studies in Tokyo and retired US Marine Colonel, gave a seminar on security dynamics in the South and East China Seas. The seminar, which took place in Yokosuka, Japan, was hosted by our partner Yokosuka Council on Asia-Pacific Studies and sponsored by JUMP.
Apr 08, 2017
JUMP offered free swag and the traditional festival game, kingyo sukui (goldfish scooping), at its booth at the 2017 Sakura Matsuri Street Festival on April 8, 2017 in the Capitol Waterfront neighborhood in Washington, D.C. Children and adults alike stopped …