JASO presents: Operation Tomodachi and Afterwards

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May 22nd 2014, 8:00 am — 10:00 am

$5 Attendance fee (includes continental breakfast)

Please join the Japan-America Society of Oregon (JASO) for a breakfast lecture and roundtable discussion of Operation Tomodachi: the United States’ military and Japanese Self-defense Forces’ joint disaster response to the Great East Japan Earthquake & Ts

The presentation features Robert D. Eldridge, Ph.D.,Deputy Assistant Chief of Staff, G-7, Government and External Affairs (G-7), Marine Corps Installations Pacific/Marine Forces Japan. Prior to moving to Okinawa, he was a tenured associate professor of Japanese Political and Diplomatic History at Osaka University’s Graduate School of International Public Policy and the Acting Director of the university’s Center for International Security Studies and Policy as well as head of the U.S.-Japan Alliance Affairs Division of the same center.

This event is generously supported by the Japan Foundation, Los Angeles.