Past Events

Connecting those who have served in Japan.

October 6, 2018 , 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

JUMP in Pensacola: National Naval Aviation Museum on Oct. 6, 2018

On October 6, JUMP and the Japan-America Society of Northwest Florida co-hosted the 4th Annual Japan-U.S. Military Program event at the National Naval Aviation Museum in Pensacola, Florida. It included reunions by base for U.S. service members who have served in Japan, as well as presentations, bamboo flute and Taiko drum performances, and Japanese food. The event wasfree and open to the public, regardless of military service.

September 22, 2018 , 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Kawasaki Industrial Harbor Night Cruise (YCAPS-JUMP Event)

Eleven JUMP and Yokosuka Council on Asia-Pacific Studies (YCAPS) enjoyed a cruise together on September 22, 2018. The event was designed for YCAPS members and associates to see the industrial center of Kawasaki. The group met at 5 p.m. at Yokohama’s Red Brick Warehouses. From there, they they cruised through the industrial heart of Tokyo Bay, enjoying a spectacular display of lights and fireworks in the dark. 

September 9, 2018 , 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Nisei Veterans Committee Memorial Hall Tour and Luncheon (Seattle) 2018

In coordination with the Japan-America Society of the State of Washington and the Nisei Veterans Committee, Sasakawa USA’s Japan-US Military Program (JUMP) hosted an event in Seattle, Washington, on September 9, 2018, from 10 am to 2 pm. Attendees were able to take a tour of the NVC Memorial Hall and hear from Nisei veterans, as well as help welcome guests from the Japanese Self Defense Ground Forces and Joint Base Lewis McChord.

September 4, 2018 , 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The U.S., Freedom of Navigation & Indo-Pacific Maritime Security (YCAPS-JUMP Seminar)

A YCAPS-JUMP Seminar, “The U.S., Freedom of Navigation & Indo-Pacific Maritime Security,” took place in Yokosuka on September 4.

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

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

Dr. Giulio Pugliese presented on Japanese foreign policy for a YCAPS-JUMP Seminar on August 9.

July 26, 2018 , 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

JUMP reception was held at National World War II Museum in New Orleans on July 26

Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA, the National Association of Japan America Societies, and the Japan Society of New Orleans co-hosted a reception at the National World War II Museum on July 26, 2018. This free event was exclusively for members of the U.S. Army, National Guard, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, and Coast Guard, their dependents and spouses, and DOC civilians who have served in Japan at any point in their careers.

June 28, 2018 , 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

JUMP in Tampa: Fostering Friendship

JUMP held a special event in Tampa on June 28. The Consulate General of Japan in Miami hosted JUMP members for a reception with traditional Japanese food. The Honorable Ken Okaniwa, Consul General of Japan, gave a presentation. Guests also heard speeches by U.S. military members and were treated to a taiko drumming performance. 

June 24, 2018 , 11:00 am

DC World Cup Viewing: Japan vs. Senegal on June 24

D.C. Area JUMP Members gathered to cheer on Japan in the World Cup! We watched the Japan vs. Senegal game at 11 am on Sunday, June 24, at The Lucky Bar in downtown D.C. Japan tied Senegal, 2-2.

June 4, 2018 , 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Battle of Midway: Primary Causes of Japanese Failure

VADM Koda gave a presentation on the Battle of Midway based on his original research in a YCAPS-JUMP Seminar.

May 28, 2018 , 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Japanese National Diet Tour and Briefing (YCAPS-JUMP Seminar)

On May 28, YCAPS-JUMP members were given a private tour of Japan’s National Diet Building. The (fully-booked) event included a social lunch and briefing on the Japanese Diet and legislative process by Japanese politics specialist Michael Bosack.

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