Misawa Photos

Making Mochi: pounding fun, spiritually powered rice cakes

Mochi making equipment is laid out inside the Japan Air Self-Defense Force gymnasium in preparation for the mochi-pounding ceremony at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Dec. 14, 2012. During the annual event, where participants made mochi-tsuki, the American and Japanese community came together to share the Japanese tradition. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kenna Jackson)

PHOTO BY: Airman st Class Kenna Jackson
VIRIN: 121214-F-ND780-027.JPG
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