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Dark Knights win final drill down

Airman 1st Class Michael Enkouang-Mekanda, 336th Training Squadron regulation drill team drillmaster, requests permission to enter the field of regulation drill competition during the 81st Training Group drill down on the Levitow Training Support Facility drill pad Nov. 3, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. Airmen from the 81st TRG competed in the final quarterly open ranks inspection, regulation drill routine and freestyle drill routine. The 338th TRS Dark Knights took first place this quarter, while the 334th TRS Gators took first place for the year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Airman 1st Class Michael Enkouang-Mekanda, 336th Training Squadron regulation drill team drillmaster, requests permission to enter the field of regulation drill competition during the 81st Training Group drill down on the Levitow Training Support Facility drill pad Nov. 3, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. Airmen from the 81st TRG competed in the final quarterly open ranks inspection, regulation drill routine and freestyle drill routine. The 338th TRS Dark Knights took first place this quarter, while the 334th TRS Gators took first place for the year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Members of the 335th Training Squadron freestyle drill team perform during the 81st Training Group drill down on the Levitow Training Support Facility drill pad Nov. 3, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. Airmen from the 81st TRG competed in the final quarterly open ranks inspection, regulation drill routine and freestyle drill routine. The 338th TRS Dark Knights took first place this quarter, while the 334th TRS Gators took first place for the year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Members of the 335th Training Squadron freestyle drill team perform during the 81st Training Group drill down on the Levitow Training Support Facility drill pad Nov. 3, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. Airmen from the 81st TRG competed in the final quarterly open ranks inspection, regulation drill routine and freestyle drill routine. The 338th TRS Dark Knights took first place this quarter, while the 334th TRS Gators took first place for the year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Members of the 81st Security Forces Squadron perform a military working dog demonstration during the 81st Training Group drill down on the Levitow Training Support Facility drill pad Nov. 3, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. Airmen from the 81st TRG competed in the final quarterly open ranks inspection, regulation drill routine and freestyle drill routine. The 338th TRS Dark Knights took first place this quarter, while the 334th TRS Gators took first place for the year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Members of the 81st Security Forces Squadron perform a military working dog demonstration during the 81st Training Group drill down on the Levitow Training Support Facility drill pad Nov. 3, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. Airmen from the 81st TRG competed in the final quarterly open ranks inspection, regulation drill routine and freestyle drill routine. The 338th TRS Dark Knights took first place this quarter, while the 334th TRS Gators took first place for the year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Airmen from the 338th Training Squadron cheer after the announcement of their drill teams winning overall first place during the quarterly 81st Training Group drill down on the Levitow Training Support Facility drill pad Nov. 3, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. Airmen from the 81st TRG competed in the final quarterly open ranks inspection, regulation drill routine and freestyle drill routine. The 334th TRS Gators took first place for the year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Airmen from the 338th Training Squadron cheer after the announcement of their drill teams winning overall first place during the quarterly 81st Training Group drill down on the Levitow Training Support Facility drill pad Nov. 3, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. Airmen from the 81st TRG competed in the final quarterly open ranks inspection, regulation drill routine and freestyle drill routine. The 334th TRS Gators took first place for the year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Members of the 334th Training Squadron regulation drill team perform during the 81st Training Group drill down on the Levitow Training Support Facility drill pad Nov. 3, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. Airmen from the 81st TRG competed in the final quarterly open ranks inspection, regulation drill routine and freestyle drill routine. The 338th TRS Dark Knights took first place this quarter, while the 334th TRS Gators took first place for the year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Members of the 334th Training Squadron regulation drill team perform during the 81st Training Group drill down on the Levitow Training Support Facility drill pad Nov. 3, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. Airmen from the 81st TRG competed in the final quarterly open ranks inspection, regulation drill routine and freestyle drill routine. The 338th TRS Dark Knights took first place this quarter, while the 334th TRS Gators took first place for the year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Members of the 334th Training Squadron freestyle drill team perform during the 81st Training Group drill down on the Levitow Training Support Facility drill pad Nov. 3, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. Airmen from the 81st TRG competed in the final quarterly open ranks inspection, regulation drill routine and freestyle drill routine. The 338th TRS Dark Knights took first place this quarter, while the 334th TRS Gators took first place for the year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Members of the 334th Training Squadron freestyle drill team perform during the 81st Training Group drill down on the Levitow Training Support Facility drill pad Nov. 3, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. Airmen from the 81st TRG competed in the final quarterly open ranks inspection, regulation drill routine and freestyle drill routine. The 338th TRS Dark Knights took first place this quarter, while the 334th TRS Gators took first place for the year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Members of the 335th Training Squadron freestyle drill team perform during the 81st Training Group drill down on the Levitow Training Support Facility drill pad Nov. 3, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. Airmen from the 81st TRG competed in the final quarterly open ranks inspection, regulation drill routine and freestyle drill routine. The 338th TRS Dark Knights took first place this quarter, while the 334th TRS Gators took first place for the year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Members of the 335th Training Squadron freestyle drill team perform during the 81st Training Group drill down on the Levitow Training Support Facility drill pad Nov. 3, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. Airmen from the 81st TRG competed in the final quarterly open ranks inspection, regulation drill routine and freestyle drill routine. The 338th TRS Dark Knights took first place this quarter, while the 334th TRS Gators took first place for the year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Col. Leo Lawson, Jr., 81st Training Group commander, grants permission to the 336th Training Squadron freestyle drill team to enter the field of freestyle drill competition during the 81st TRG drill down on the Levitow Training Support Facility drill pad Nov. 3, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. Airmen from the 81st TRG competed in the final quarterly open ranks inspection, regulation drill routine and freestyle drill routine. The 338th TRS Dark Knights took first place this quarter, while the 334th TRS Gators took first place for the year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Col. Leo Lawson, Jr., 81st Training Group commander, grants permission to the 336th Training Squadron freestyle drill team to enter the field of freestyle drill competition during the 81st TRG drill down on the Levitow Training Support Facility drill pad Nov. 3, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. Airmen from the 81st TRG competed in the final quarterly open ranks inspection, regulation drill routine and freestyle drill routine. The 338th TRS Dark Knights took first place this quarter, while the 334th TRS Gators took first place for the year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Airman 1st Class Cameron Mayes, 338th Training Squadron freestyle drill team member, performs during the 81st Training Group drill down on the Levitow Training Support Facility drill pad Nov. 3, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. Airmen from the 81st TRG competed in the final quarterly open ranks inspection, regulation drill routine and freestyle drill routine. The 338th TRS Dark Knights took first place this quarter, while the 334th TRS Gators took first place for the year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Airman 1st Class Cameron Mayes, 338th Training Squadron freestyle drill team member, performs during the 81st Training Group drill down on the Levitow Training Support Facility drill pad Nov. 3, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. Airmen from the 81st TRG competed in the final quarterly open ranks inspection, regulation drill routine and freestyle drill routine. The 338th TRS Dark Knights took first place this quarter, while the 334th TRS Gators took first place for the year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

KEESLER AIR FORCE BASE, Miss. -- Airman 1st Class Michael Enkouang-Mekanda, 336th Training Squadron regulation drill team drillmaster, requests permission to enter the field of regulation drill competition during the 81st Training Group drill down on the Levitow Training Support Facility drill pad Nov. 3, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. Airmen from the 81st TRG competed in the final quarterly open ranks inspection, regulation drill routine and freestyle drill routine. The 338th TRS Dark Knights took first place this quarter, while the 334th TRS Gators took first place for the year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)