Quantico event reunites Marines formerly stationed in Japan

Author: Brian Graf

Categories: Sasakawa USA Blog

More than 200 Marines and their families had the opportunity to share their stories and experiences of living and serving in Japan last Friday when JUMP, in coordination with the Embassy of Japan’s Defense Attache Office, hosted an event at the MCB Quantico officer’s club.

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Sailors JUMP for ‘Ichiro’ at Padres-Marlins game in San Diego

Author: Christa Desrets

Categories: Sasakawa USA Blog

About two hundred active-duty American and Japanese service members and other Southern California-area residents came together Tuesday in San Diego for a JUMP event celebrating camaraderie, baseball, and the U.S.-Japan alliance. JUMP’s second annual event at Petco Park, home of the San Diego Padres, held again in cooperation with the Japan Society of San Diego

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Looking back on Operation Tomodachi, five years later

Author: Sankei Shimbun

Categories: Energy and Technology, In the News

Sasakawa USA’s James Kendall’s experience working with Operation Tomodachi is detailed in a March 8 article series in the Sankei Shimbun. The articles detail how Kendall and other U.S. Forces assisted relief efforts following the March 11, 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake. Kendall, Sasakawa USA’s Fellow for Common Challenges, served as the Marine liaison to the

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