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Jan 29, 2020 | JUMP News

Winners of the Fifth Annual #HolidaysinJapan Photo Contest

We’ve selected a winner for JUMP’s fifth annual #HolidaysInJapan photo contest. Thank you to all of our JUMP members who shared their pictures with us this year. As always, we were impressed by the quality of the entries. Japan looks …

Dec 09, 2019 | JUMP News

Submit your photos to JUMP’s fifth annual #HolidaysinJapan contest

JUMP is sponsoring our fifth annual #HolidaysinJapan photo contest. We’re gathering photos that show how Americans celebrate the holidays — past and present — while stationed in Japan. The #HolidaysinJapan photo contest is open to JUMP members of all ages …

Oct 28, 2019 | JUMP News| JUMP Blog| JUMP Spotlight Series

JUMP Spotlight Series: Share your Story

JUMP members have stories to tell. For many of us, our time in Japan was a highlight of our military service, a chance to see and contribute directly to the United States’ role in maintaining peace and stability in the …

Aug 09, 2019 | JUMP News| JUMP Blog| JUMP Spotlight Series

JUMP Spotlight Series: Making a Home with Neil Cosentino

As part of JUMP’s ongoing initiative to reach out to those who have served or lived in Japan, JUMP Program Assistant Troy Robinson interviewed and edited a story submitted by Cornelius “Neil” Cosentino, a retired Air Force fighter pilot who …

Jul 23, 2019 | JUMP News| JUMP Blog| JUMP Spotlight Series

JUMP Spotlight Series: Exploring Otsu with Charlotte Slaney Lewis

As part of JUMP’s ongoing initiative to reach out to those who have served or lived in Japan, JUMP intern Tyler Burton interviewed Charlotte Slaney Lewis, daughter of Captain Lesley Calhoun, who lived in Otsu, Shiga Prefecture from 1949-1951. Following …

May 15, 2019 | JUMP News| JUMP Blog

Share what you know – JUMP seeks recommendations

The Japan-U.S. Military Program 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 …

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