Connecting those who served in Japan
Welcome to the JUMP newsletter!
Welcome to the first issue of the Japan-U.S. Military Program (JUMP) newsletter. We hope you enjoy  this new way to keep you informed about all the exciting things going on in our world. In this issue, you'll hear about our May photo contest winner, this month's contest, and our upcoming events.

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Photo Contest Winner: Bob McFarland

Congratulations to our #LifeinJapan Photo Contest winner, Bob McFarland, who shared this photo of his family visiting Miyajima in 1985.

See the story here.
10 Questions with SGM Brenda J. Kadet

As part of an ongoing series of interviews with JUMP participants, we sat down with SGM Brenda J. Kadet, who was stationed near Tokyo for three years. Read her perspectives on what to do while living in Japan, surprising cultural differences, and the challenges of being a mother stationed abroad.
#FourthinJapan Photo Contest
This month, we're leading up to the Fourth of July by asking how you celebrate America's independence while stationed abroad.
Japanese Community Night in San Diego
See details of the August 10 JUMP event at San Diego's Petco Park.
See details of the September 4 JUMP event in Pensacola, FL at the National Aviation Museum