Misawa Photos

Making Mochi: pounding fun, spiritually powered rice cakes

Maj. Gen. Tamotsu Kidono, Japan Air Self-Defense Force 3rd Air Wing commander, spoke during the annual mochi-pounding ceremony in the JASDF gym at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Dec. 14, 2012. After making the glutinous rice into gummy rice cakes, guests and participants were given the opportunity to eat them. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kenna Jackson)

PHOTO BY: Airman st Class Kenna Jackson
VIRIN: 121214-F-ND780-043.JPG
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