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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 …

May 09, 2019 | JUMP News| JUMP Blog

Submit your photos to the #JUMPintoSpring contest

JUMP is sponsoring a new #JUMPintoSpring photo contest. We’re gathering photos that show how Americans enjoy the beautiful sights of spring while stationed in Japan. The #JUMPintoSpring photo contest is open to JUMP members of all ages and skill levels, …

Apr 15, 2019 | JUMP Blog

JUMP at the National Cherry Blossom Festival

On Saturday, April 13, JUMP hosted a booth at the Sakura Matsuri on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C. The Sakura Matsuri is the largest Japanese cultural festival in the United States and features many Japanese-interest groups, food vendors, and performances. …

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Upcoming Events

  • November 19, 2019 , 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

    Sasebo Seminar: Maritime Challenges in the Indo-Pacific: Common Causes for the U.S. and Japan Beyond Traditional Security (YCAPS-JUMP)

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  • November 22, 2019 , 5:30 pm - 8:15 pm

    Yokosuka Seminar: Maritime Challenges in the Indo-Pacific: Common Causes for the U.S. and Japan Beyond Traditional Security (YCAPS-JUMP)

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