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NAF Atsugi participates in JMSDF Mochi-Tsuki event


12/07/18 01:00 PM

181205-N-YD204-0041 NAVAL AIR FACILITY ATSUGI, Japan (Dec. 5, 2018) Leadership from the U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) with members from the local community crack open a sake barrel as part of the annual JMSDF Commander, Fleet Air Wing Four mochi-tsuki (rice pounding) event. Mochi-tsuki events in Japan are traditionally held to mark special occasions, especially the New Year. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Matthew C. Duncker/Released)