Japan US Military Program


In partnership with the National Association of Japan-America Societies (NAJAS) and the Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA, JASH hosted the third annual Japan US Military Program (JUMP) at the Official Residence of the Consul General of Japan on Tuesday, June 4, 2019. JUMP brings together the local community of Americans who have served in Japan, and we were fortunate to have join us 100 newly commissioned officers of the Japan Training Squadron, who sailed into Honolulu on the JS Kashima and JS Inazuma.

JUMP connects past and present service members, families, and government civilians who have served in Japan. The program provides a powerful foundation for sustaining the solid alliance and relationship that exists between the U.S. and Japan. The Japan Training Squadron Band and the Pacific Fleet Band joined together to entertain the crowd with a mix of Japanese and American songs. A truly great example of the collaborative spirit and friendship between our nations.