JUMP Newsletter Archive

Connecting those who have served in Japan.

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Keep up-to-date on the latest events and happenings that bring together those who have served in Japan. One of the ways we’ll keep you in the loop is with our monthly newsletter. Here’s a look at past newsletters:

May 2019: Midshipman Send-Off and Security Forum Recap
March 2019: Book Rollout in D.C. March 15; JUMP Annual Dinner March 20
January 2019: #HolidaysinJapan photo contest winners; JUMP Annual Dinner Feb 20
December 2018: #HolidaysinJapan photo contest; JUMP hiring Program Assistant
October 2018: Photo Galleries from Hawaii and Pensacola; DC Whisky Tasting
September 2018: Photo Gallery from Nisei Veterans Committee Event; New JUMP Director
August 2018: Spotlight Series: Maintaining Cultural Ties with Sgt. Samantha Torres
June 2018: Mrs. Akie Abe special guest for JUMP lunch
May 2018: A send-off reception for USNA Midshipmen & The Basic School Marines
April 2018: Secretary of the Air Force emphasized the enduring U.S.-Japan relationship at Annual Dinner
March 2018: Secretary of the Air Force will speak at Annual Dinner on March 28
January 2018: #HolidaysinJapan photo contest underway
November 2017: Washington, D.C. panel event highlights security in Northeast Asia
October 2017: Join JUMP at the National War College in D.C. on Nov 16
September 2017: Upcoming events in Pensacola and Japan, and a recap from Seattle
August 2017: Upcoming events in Washington and Florida and the latest from the JUMP blog
July 2017: JUMP mentioned at 4th Japan-U.S. Military Statesmen Forum Reception
June 2017: JUMP covered in San Diego media, photos from Honolulu
May 2017: JUMP lands in San Diego and Honolulu, and recent JUMP news
April 2017: Sasakawa USA’s Fourth Annual Security Forum
March 2017: Annual JUMP dinner and USAF Japan reunion recaps
February 2017: Upcoming reception in Atlanta and more events in Washington D.C.
January 2017: JUMP Annual Dinner to feature CNO Adm. John Richardson + Photo Contest results
December 2016: JUMP Photo contest and 2016 year in review
November 2016: Potential Flashpoints for the Northeast Asia region
September 2016: Looking back on events in Seattle and at Marine Corps Base Quantico
August 2016: JUMP coming to Seattle: Joint Base Lewis McChord and the JGSDF honor Nisei Veterans
July 2016: Service members celebrate strength of US-Japan alliance at JUMP New Orleans
June 2016:
Sailors JUMP for Ichiro at Padres-Marlins game in San Diego
May 2016: Welcome new members from the Sakura Matsuri Festival
April 2016: Join us at the Sakura Matsuri this Saturday! 
March 2016: Dual events coming up in Washington, DC and Los Angeles to bring together service members!
February 2016: Previewing the First Annual JUMP Dinner and a blog looking back on 3/11
January 2016:
Announcing the winner of #HolidaysInJapan photo contest
December 2015: All Aboard the USS Iowa and Save the Date for a Gala
November 2015: Upcoming Reception at National War College and Japan News
September 2015: JUMP Takes Flight at Pensacola Aviation Museum and a Japan alumna Q&A
August 2015: A Look Back on JUMP San Diego and Looking Forward to Pensacola
July 2015: A Preview of Community Night at Petco Park and Photo Contest Winner Announced
June 2015: Welcome to the JUMP Newsletter, Photo Contests, and a Q&A


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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JUMP Gallery

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