Mochi Pounding at NAF Atsugi

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U.S. Navy photo by MC3 Jason C. Bawgus II/Released
U.S. Navy photo by MC3 Jason C. Bawgus II/Released

Mochi Pounding at NAF Atsugi

by: NAF Atsugi Public Affairs Office | .
U.S. Navy | .
published: December 15, 2015

NAVAL AIR FACILITY ATSUGI, Japan (Dec. 14, 2015) From left, Naval Air Facility (NAF) Atsugi Commanding Officer Capt. John Bushey, Ayase City Mayor Seijiro Kasama and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) Commander, Fleet Air Wing 4 Rear Adm. Tatsuya Futakawa break the seal on a sake barrel during a mochi pounding ceremony held at the JMSDF gym on NAF Atsugi. The ceremony is held to symbolize the partnership and friendship between U.S Navy and JMSDF Forces.

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