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May 04, 2018 | JUMP Blog| JUMP Spotlight Series

JUMP Spotlight Series: Enjoy Okinawan Music with Gary Williams

As part of JUMP’s ongoing initiative to reach out to those who have served in Japan, JUMP intern Kevin Yuan interviewed Gary Williams, who served in Okinawa from 1968-1971 as a Junior NCO with the US Army. Following his 26 …

Apr 12, 2018 | JUMP Blog

Japan-Related Celebrations in the United States

Enjoy Japanese Culture in the United States The strong and lasting friendship between the United States and Japan is bolstered not only by strategic military considerations and historical connections, but also community ties. Communities throughout the United States hold Japan-related …

Apr 06, 2018 | JUMP News

Secretary of the Air Force emphasized the enduring U.S.-Japan relationship at Third Annual Jump Dinner

Recognizing and celebrating the close friendship between the United States and Japan was the theme for the Third Annual Jump Dinner on March 28, 2018. During her keynote address, Secretary of the Air Force, the Hon. Dr. Heather Wilson, hailed …

Mar 26, 2018 | JUMP News| JUMP Blog

Government of Japan video features JUMP, US-Japan friendship

A new video, “Friends of Japan: Long Lasting Friendship with U.S. Forces,” features the Japan-U.S. Military Program (JUMP) and highlights the bonds created between U.S. Forces Japan service members and Japanese communities. More than 50,000 U.S. military personnel are stationed …

Mar 06, 2018 | JUMP News| JUMP Blog

Sasakawa USA is hiring for the role of Associate Research Fellow and Director for JUMP

We’re hiring: Sasakawa USA is seeking our next Associate Research Fellow/ Director for Japan-US Military Program. The role will provide substantive programmatic and administrative support for Sasakawa USA’s tabletop military exercises and, through JUMP, build relationships and provide opportunities for service members and their families who have served in Japan to engage with each one another.

Feb 09, 2018 | JUMP News

SAVE THE DATE: JUMP Annual Dinner featuring Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson is March 28

Save the date for the third Japan-U.S. Military Program (JUMP) Annual Dinner on Wednesday, March 28, at the Army and Navy Club on Farragut Square in Washington, DC. The reception will feature a keynote speech by Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson.

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  • July 26, 2018 , 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    JUMP reception planned at National World War II Museum (New Orleans) July 26

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  • August 9, 2018 , 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Between Grand Strategy & Grandstanding: Foreign Policy in Japan (YCAPS-JUMP Seminar)

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