Misawa Photos

Making Mochi: pounding fun, spiritually powered rice cakes

Ceremony workers slice fresh mochi, a type of traditional Japanese rice cake, during the annual mochi-pounding ceremony at the Japan Air Self-Defense Force gym at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Dec. 14, 2012. American and Japanese participants worked together to pound the rice into the traditional Japanese treat. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kenna Jackson)

PHOTO BY: Airman st Class Kenna Jackson
VIRIN: 121214-F-ND780-191.JPG
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