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US, Japan military leaders showcase partnership with Japanese tradition

A volunteer molds freshly pounded rice dough into perfectly round mochi at the Operation Support Wing annual mochi pounding ceremony on Dec. 14, 2022, Yokota Air Base, Japan. Mochi is a traditional Japanese rice cake made just in time for the New Year and is widely considered a symbol for health and prosperity. The rice was pounded until it became a firm gelatin-like substance that was ripped apart and shaped into snack-sized treats by hand. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech Sgt. Taylor A. Workman)

PHOTO BY: Tech Sgt. Taylor A. Workman
VIRIN: 221214-F-RU502-0013.JPG
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CAMERA

NIKON D810

LENS

24.0-70.0 mm f/2.8

APERTURE

14

SHUTTERSPEED

1/100

ISO

320

IMAGE IS PUBLIC DOMAIN

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