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Airmen interact with the local community at ATR Hyakuri

Mr. Masaichi Adachi, a wood-work master, shows Staff Sgt. James Bierman, from the 18th Equipment Maintenance Squadron at Kadena Air Base, Japan, tries his hand at Kibori (wood working) at a local farm festival during the visit to Hyakuri Air Base, Japan, Oct. 04. The squadron is participating in an Aviation Training Relocation exercise between the U.S. Air Force and the Japan Air Self Defense Force from Oct. 5-9, 2009.

Mr. Masaichi Adachi, a wood-work master, shows Staff Sgt. James Bierman, from the 18th Equipment Maintenance Squadron at Kadena Air Base, Japan, tries his hand at Kibori (wood working) at a local farm festival during the visit to Hyakuri Air Base, Japan, Oct. 04. The squadron is participating in an Aviation Training Relocation exercise between the U.S. Air Force and the Japan Air Self Defense Force from Oct. 5-9, 2009.

Mrs. Sayaka Higa, media relations specialist and Ms. Beth Gosselin, Chief of Public Affairs Operations, both at Kadena Air Base, Japan, try their wood-working skills at a local farm festival during their visit to Hyakuri Air Base, Japan, Oct. 04. The squadron is participating in an Aviation Training Relocation exercise between the U.S. Air Force and the Japan Air Self Defense Force from Oct. 5-9, 2009.

Mrs. Sayaka Higa, media relations specialist and Ms. Beth Gosselin, Chief of Public Affairs Operations, both at Kadena Air Base, Japan, try their wood-working skills at a local farm festival during their visit to Hyakuri Air Base, Japan, Oct. 04. The squadron is participating in an Aviation Training Relocation exercise between the U.S. Air Force and the Japan Air Self Defense Force from Oct. 5-9, 2009.

Staff Sgt. Ronderick Thrower, from the 18th Equipment Maintenance Squadron, and Ms. Beth Gosselin, Chief of Public Affairs Operations, both at Kadena Air Base, Japan, taste the local food at a farm festival during their visit to Hyakuri Air Base, Japan, Oct. 03. The squadron is participating in an Aviation Training Relocation exercise between the U.S. Air Force and the Japan Air Self Defense Force from Oct. 5-9, 2009.

Staff Sgt. Ronderick Thrower, from the 18th Equipment Maintenance Squadron, and Ms. Beth Gosselin, Chief of Public Affairs Operations, both at Kadena Air Base, Japan, taste the local food at a farm festival during their visit to Hyakuri Air Base, Japan, Oct. 03. The squadron is participating in an Aviation Training Relocation exercise between the U.S. Air Force and the Japan Air Self Defense Force from Oct. 5-9, 2009.

Staff Sgt. Ronderick Thrower, from the 18th Equipment Maintenance Squadron, Kadena Air Base, Japan, tries his hand at Kibori (wood working) at a local farm festival during a visit to Hyakuri Air Base, Japan, Oct. 04. The squadron is participating in an Aviation Training Relocation exercise between the U.S. Air Force and the Japan Air Self Defense Force from Oct. 5-9, 2009.

Staff Sgt. Ronderick Thrower, from the 18th Equipment Maintenance Squadron, Kadena Air Base, Japan, tries his hand at Kibori (wood working) at a local farm festival during a visit to Hyakuri Air Base, Japan, Oct. 04. The squadron is participating in an Aviation Training Relocation exercise between the U.S. Air Force and the Japan Air Self Defense Force from Oct. 5-9, 2009.

Staff Sgt. James Bierman, from the 18th Equipment Maintenance Squadron at Kadena Air Base, Japan, buys some locally-made tomato juice at a local farm festival during the visit to Hyakuri Air Base, Japan, Oct. 04. The squadron is participating in an Aviation Training Relocation exercise between the U.S. Air Force and the Japan Air Self Defense Force from Oct. 5-9, 2009.

Staff Sgt. James Bierman, from the 18th Equipment Maintenance Squadron at Kadena Air Base, Japan, buys some locally-made tomato juice at a local farm festival during the visit to Hyakuri Air Base, Japan, Oct. 04. The squadron is participating in an Aviation Training Relocation exercise between the U.S. Air Force and the Japan Air Self Defense Force from Oct. 5-9, 2009.

Mr. Masanori Kobashi shows Ms. Beth Gosselin, Chief of Public Affairs Operations at Kadena Air Base, Japan, how to paint her name with a hitofudegaki (large paint brush) at a local farm festival during their visit to Hyakuri Air Base, Japan, Oct. 04. The squadron is participating in an Aviation Training Relocation exercise between the U.S. Air Force and the Japan Air Self Defense Force from Oct. 5-9, 2009.

Mr. Masanori Kobashi shows Ms. Beth Gosselin, Chief of Public Affairs Operations at Kadena Air Base, Japan, how to paint her name with a hitofudegaki (large paint brush) at a local farm festival during their visit to Hyakuri Air Base, Japan, Oct. 04. The squadron is participating in an Aviation Training Relocation exercise between the U.S. Air Force and the Japan Air Self Defense Force from Oct. 5-9, 2009.