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More than 800 attend 6th Annual Crawfish Cook-Off

Michael Fix, 81st Force Support Squadron deputy director, and U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Teresa Ammons, 81st FSS commander, play corn hole during the 6th Annual Bay Breeze Crawfish Cook-Off at the Bay Breeze Event Center at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 13, 2018. The “Craw-Fish Pot-Nahs” won first place overall and a free entry into the 26th Annual Mississippi Coast Coliseum Crawfish Festival Cook-Off. Twenty-one teams competed in the event with over 800 Keesler personnel in attendance and almost 1700 pounds of crawfish distributed. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Michael Fix, 81st Force Support Squadron deputy director, and U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Teresa Ammons, 81st FSS commander, play corn hole during the 6th Annual Bay Breeze Crawfish Cook-Off at the Bay Breeze Event Center at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 13, 2018. The “Craw-Fish Pot-Nahs” won first place overall and a free entry into the 26th Annual Mississippi Coast Coliseum Crawfish Festival Cook-Off. Twenty-one teams competed in the event with over 800 Keesler personnel in attendance and almost 1700 pounds of crawfish distributed. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Cassandra Cruz, 81st Force Support Squadron Airmen Leadership School instructor, and U.S. Navy Chief Gunners Mate Kiko Cruz, Navy Recruiting Command naval officer recruiter, District New Orleans, Louisiana, eat crawfish during the 6th Annual Bay Breeze Crawfish Cook-Off at the Bay Breeze Event Center at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 13, 2018. The “Craw-Fish Pot-Nahs” won first place overall and a free entry into the 26th Annual Mississippi Coast Coliseum Crawfish Festival Cook-Off. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Cassandra Cruz, 81st Force Support Squadron Airmen Leadership School instructor, and U.S. Navy Chief Gunners Mate Kiko Cruz, Navy Recruiting Command naval officer recruiter, District New Orleans, Louisiana, eat crawfish during the 6th Annual Bay Breeze Crawfish Cook-Off at the Bay Breeze Event Center at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 13, 2018. The “Craw-Fish Pot-Nahs” won first place overall and a free entry into the 26th Annual Mississippi Coast Coliseum Crawfish Festival Cook-Off. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Starz Band Live performs during the 6th Annual Bay Breeze Crawfish Cook-Off at the Bay Breeze Event Center at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 13, 2018. The “Craw-Fish Pot-Nahs” won first place overall and a free entry into the 26th Annual Mississippi Coast Coliseum Crawfish Festival Cook-Off. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Starz Band Live performs during the 6th Annual Bay Breeze Crawfish Cook-Off at the Bay Breeze Event Center at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 13, 2018. The “Craw-Fish Pot-Nahs” won first place overall and a free entry into the 26th Annual Mississippi Coast Coliseum Crawfish Festival Cook-Off. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Ariana Crane, daughter of U.S. Air Force Maj. Brooks Crane, 81st Medical Group group practice manager, catches live crawfish during the 6th Annual Bay Breeze Crawfish Cook-Off at the Bay Breeze Event Center at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 13, 2018. The “Craw-Fish Pot-Nahs” won first place overall and a free entry into the 26th Annual Mississippi Coast Coliseum Crawfish Festival Cook-Off. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Ariana Crane, daughter of U.S. Air Force Maj. Brooks Crane, 81st Medical Group group practice manager, catches live crawfish during the 6th Annual Bay Breeze Crawfish Cook-Off at the Bay Breeze Event Center at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 13, 2018. The “Craw-Fish Pot-Nahs” won first place overall and a free entry into the 26th Annual Mississippi Coast Coliseum Crawfish Festival Cook-Off. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Keesler personnel attend the 6th Annual Bay Breeze Crawfish Cook-Off at the Bay Breeze Event Center at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 13, 2018. The “Craw-Fish Pot-Nahs” won first place overall and a free entry into the 26th Annual Mississippi Coast Coliseum Crawfish Festival Cook-Off. Twenty-one teams competed in the event with over 800 Keesler personnel in attendance and almost 1700 pounds of crawfish distributed. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Keesler personnel attend the 6th Annual Bay Breeze Crawfish Cook-Off at the Bay Breeze Event Center at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 13, 2018. The “Craw-Fish Pot-Nahs” won first place overall and a free entry into the 26th Annual Mississippi Coast Coliseum Crawfish Festival Cook-Off. Twenty-one teams competed in the event with over 800 Keesler personnel in attendance and almost 1700 pounds of crawfish distributed. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Dustin Polovich, “First Sergeants Council” team member, serves crawfish and ‘fixins’ to Medea Cook, 81st Medical Support Squadron system administrator, and her son, Mathew, during the 6th Annual Bay Breeze Crawfish Cook-Off at the Bay Breeze Event Center at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 13, 2018. The “Craw-Fish Pot-Nahs” won first place overall and a free entry into the 26th Annual Mississippi Coast Coliseum Crawfish Festival Cook-Off. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Dustin Polovich, “First Sergeants Council” team member, serves crawfish and ‘fixins’ to Medea Cook, 81st Medical Support Squadron system administrator, and her son, Mathew, during the 6th Annual Bay Breeze Crawfish Cook-Off at the Bay Breeze Event Center at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 13, 2018. The “Craw-Fish Pot-Nahs” won first place overall and a free entry into the 26th Annual Mississippi Coast Coliseum Crawfish Festival Cook-Off. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

“First Sergeants Council” team members, Dustin Polovich and U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Billy Dunn, 335th Training Squadron first sergeant, prepare the ‘fixins’ during the 6th Annual Bay Breeze Crawfish Cook-Off at the Bay Breeze Event Center at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 13, 2018. The “Craw-Fish Pot-Nahs” won first place overall and a free entry into the 26th Annual Mississippi Coast Coliseum Crawfish Festival Cook-Off. Over 800 Keesler personnel attended the event and almost 1700 pounds of crawfish was distributed. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

“First Sergeants Council” team members, Dustin Polovich and U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Billy Dunn, 335th Training Squadron first sergeant, prepare the ‘fixins’ during the 6th Annual Bay Breeze Crawfish Cook-Off at the Bay Breeze Event Center at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 13, 2018. The “Craw-Fish Pot-Nahs” won first place overall and a free entry into the 26th Annual Mississippi Coast Coliseum Crawfish Festival Cook-Off. Over 800 Keesler personnel attended the event and almost 1700 pounds of crawfish was distributed. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

“Crawfish Daddies” team members, Rob Erman, 2nd Air Force program manager, Ronald McCarty and Brett Long, 81st Infrastructure Division housing chief, dump the ‘fixins’ from their crawfish boil into a cooler during the 6th Annual Bay Breeze Crawfish Cook-Off at the Bay Breeze Event Center at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 13, 2018. The “Craw-Fish Pot-Nahs” won first place overall and a free entry into the 26th Annual Mississippi Coast Coliseum Crawfish Festival Cook-Off. Over 800 Keesler personnel attended the event and almost 1700 pounds of crawfish was distributed. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

“Crawfish Daddies” team members, Rob Erman, 2nd Air Force program manager, Ronald McCarty and Brett Long, 81st Infrastructure Division housing chief, dump the ‘fixins’ from their crawfish boil into a cooler during the 6th Annual Bay Breeze Crawfish Cook-Off at the Bay Breeze Event Center at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 13, 2018. The “Craw-Fish Pot-Nahs” won first place overall and a free entry into the 26th Annual Mississippi Coast Coliseum Crawfish Festival Cook-Off. Over 800 Keesler personnel attended the event and almost 1700 pounds of crawfish was distributed. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Trophies are displayed during the 6th Annual Bay Breeze Crawfish Cook-Off at the Bay Breeze Event Center at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 13, 2018. The “Craw-Fish Pot-Nahs” won first place overall and a free entry into the 26th Annual Mississippi Coast Coliseum Crawfish Festival Cook-Off. Twenty-one teams competed in the event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Trophies are displayed during the 6th Annual Bay Breeze Crawfish Cook-Off at the Bay Breeze Event Center at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 13, 2018. The “Craw-Fish Pot-Nahs” won first place overall and a free entry into the 26th Annual Mississippi Coast Coliseum Crawfish Festival Cook-Off. Twenty-one teams competed in the event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

A pot of boiled crawfish and the ‘fixins’ soak in seasonings during the 6th Annual Bay Breeze Crawfish Cook-Off at the Bay Breeze Event Center at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 13, 2018. The “Craw-Fish Pot-Nahs” won first place overall and a free entry into the 26th Annual Mississippi Coast Coliseum Crawfish Festival Cook-Off. Over 800 Keesler personnel attended the event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)
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A pot of boiled crawfish and the ‘fixins’ soak in seasonings during the 6th Annual Bay Breeze Crawfish Cook-Off at the Bay Breeze Event Center at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 13, 2018. The “Craw-Fish Pot-Nahs” won first place overall and a free entry into the 26th Annual Mississippi Coast Coliseum Crawfish Festival Cook-Off. Over 800 Keesler personnel attended the event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

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