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 the U.S.-Japan alliance as critical in the midst of a changing landscape in the Asia-Pacific.
More than 100 JUMP members gathered at the Army and Navy Club in Washington D.C. for the dinner, JUMP’s annual celebration. The goal of the dinner is to gather individuals who have shared experiences serving in Japan and give them the opportunity to reinvigorate their personal connections with the U.S.-Japan alliance. Guests had the chance to mingle and discuss their time living in Japan and share thoughts on the future of the U.S.-Japan alliance. Read a recap of the Third Annual Dinner and view a gallery of photos on the