Past Events

Connecting those who have served in Japan.

September 21, 2019 , 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

JUMP in Pensacola: National Naval Aviation Museum on Sept. 21, 2019

On September 21, 2019, JUMP co-hosted the 5th Annual Japan-U.S. Military Program event at the National Naval Aviation Museum in Pensacola, Florida in cooperation with the Japan-America Society of Northwest Florida.

September 8, 2019 , All Day

JUMP Seattle: September 8, 2019

On September 8, 2019, JUMP hosted an event in Seattle at the Nisei Veterans Committee Memorial Hall in cooperation with the Japan America Society of the State of Washington.

August 29, 2019 , 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Step Up: Overcoming Cross-Cultural Differences in Japan

The August JUMP-YCAPS Seminar was held on August 29, 2019. Leland Gaskins spoke about his new book on overcoming cross-cultural problems in the business world.

July 17, 2019 , 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Under Pressure: Democratic Taiwan and the PRC's Coercion Campaign?​

The July JUMP-YCAPS Seminar was held on July 17, 2019 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. It focused on Taiwan-China cross strait relations and continued YCAPS recent academic analysis of Southeast Asia.

June 13, 2019 , 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

JUMP in San Diego: 17th Annual Beer and Sake Festival on June 13, 2019

On June 13, 2019, JUMP members were invited to attend a Japan-America Society of San Diego and Tijuana Beer & Sake Festival at the USS Midway Museum in San Diego, CA.

June 5, 2019 , 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Space, The Final Domain (Star Trek or Star Wars?)

This YCAPS-JUMP took place on Wednesday June 5, 2019 in Yokosuka. Titled “Space, the Final Domain (Star Trek or Star Wars?),” the seminar focused on the inherent instability and chaotic frontier that is outer space and whether or not the development of a U.S. Space Force could bring stability to this new strategic space. How does space matter to our everyday’s lives? Why is “freedom of space” important to the world? Come find out.

June 4, 2019 , 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

JUMP in Hawaii: June 4, 2019

On June 4, 2019, JUMP members were invited to attend a networking reception co-hosted with the Japan-America Society of Hawaii and the Consulate-General of Japan in Honolulu, HI.

May 31, 2019 , 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Yokosuka U.S.-Japan Young Leaders Assembly: Intercultural Networking Opportunity

The next YCAPS-JUMP event took place on Friday, May 31, 2019 in Yokosuka. The Yokosuka U.S.-Japan Young Leaders Assembly gave students, age 15-25, the opportunity to get to know one another and exchange cultural experiences while bowling on the U.S. base. YCAPS provided pizza and all bowling fees.

April 25, 2019 , 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Midshipman Send-Off at the Japanese Embassy

On April 25, JUMP participated in a send-off event organized by the Japanese Embassy for graduating students from the United States Naval Academy and other D.C. area schools. Twenty-seven midshipmen attended the event and shared with the audience why they chose Japan for their first posting. Many of the graduates will ship out sometime this summer. Give them all a warm welcome if you see them!

April 23, 2019 , 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Future of Japan's Security: Insight from the NDPG & MTDP

YCAPS-JUMP and the American Chamber of Commerce in Japan co-hosted an off-the-record event on April 23, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. Participants engaged with a top-flight panel of experts to reflect on the contents of Japan’s recently published National Defense Program Guidelines (NDPG) and Mid-Term Defense Plan (MTDP) and discussed the expected future of Japan’s security relationships.

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