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Yokota celebrates the New Year with our community partners
Col. Otis C. Jones, 374th Airlift Wing commander, breaks open a sake keg with the seven friendship club presidents during the Kagami-biraki ceremony, Jan.25, 2020, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. Kagami-biraki is a ceremony performed at celebratory events in which the lid of the sake barrel is broken open by a wooden mallet and the sake is served to everyone present. It signifies opening the door to good fortune. (U.S. Air Force photo by Machiko Arita)