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Krewe of Medics celebrate 31 years

The 2019 Krewe of Medics Royalty Court pose for a photo during the 31st Annual Krewe of Medics Mardi Gras Ball at the Bay Breeze Event Center on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 23, 2019. The Krewe of Medics hosts a yearly ball to give Keesler Medical Center personnel a taste of the Gulf Coast and an opportunity to experience a traditional Mardi Gras, which is celebrated by the local communities. The theme for this year's ball was Hollywood vs. Broadway. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

The 2019 Krewe of Medics Royalty Court pose for a photo during the 31st Annual Krewe of Medics Mardi Gras Ball at the Bay Breeze Event Center on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 23, 2019. The Krewe of Medics hosts a yearly ball to give Keesler Medical Center personnel a taste of the Gulf Coast and an opportunity to experience a traditional Mardi Gras, which is celebrated by the local communities. The theme for this year's ball was Hollywood vs. Broadway. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Members of the 81st Medical Group dance during the 31st Annual Krewe of Medics Mardi Gras Ball at the Bay Breeze Event Center on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 23, 2019. The Krewe of Medics hosts a yearly ball to give Keesler Medical Center personnel a taste of the Gulf Coast and an opportunity to experience a traditional Mardi Gras, which is celebrated by the local communities. The theme for this year's ball was Hollywood vs. Broadway. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Members of the 81st Medical Group dance during the 31st Annual Krewe of Medics Mardi Gras Ball at the Bay Breeze Event Center on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 23, 2019. The Krewe of Medics hosts a yearly ball to give Keesler Medical Center personnel a taste of the Gulf Coast and an opportunity to experience a traditional Mardi Gras, which is celebrated by the local communities. The theme for this year's ball was Hollywood vs. Broadway. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Members of the 81st Medical Operations Squadron pose for a group photo after being awarded the first place prize for best float during the 31st Annual Krewe of Medics Mardi Gras Ball at the Bay Breeze Event Center on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 23, 2019. The Krewe of Medics hosts a yearly ball to give Keesler Medical Center personnel a taste of the Gulf Coast and an opportunity to experience a traditional Mardi Gras, which is celebrated by the local communities. The theme for this year's ball was Hollywood vs. Broadway. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Members of the 81st Medical Operations Squadron pose for a group photo after being awarded the first place prize for best float during the 31st Annual Krewe of Medics Mardi Gras Ball at the Bay Breeze Event Center on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 23, 2019. The Krewe of Medics hosts a yearly ball to give Keesler Medical Center personnel a taste of the Gulf Coast and an opportunity to experience a traditional Mardi Gras, which is celebrated by the local communities. The theme for this year's ball was Hollywood vs. Broadway. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Col. Beatrice Dolihite, Keesler Medical Center director, announces the first place winners for best float as Chief Master Sgt. Ricardo Russo, Keesler Medical Center superintendent, stands by during the 31st Annual Krewe of Medics Mardi Gras Ball at the Bay Breeze Event Center on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 23, 2019. The Krewe of Medics hosts a yearly ball to give Keesler Medical Center personnel a taste of the Gulf Coast and an opportunity to experience a traditional Mardi Gras, which is celebrated by the local communities. The theme for this year's ball was Hollywood vs. Broadway. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Col. Beatrice Dolihite, Keesler Medical Center director, announces the first place winners for best float as Chief Master Sgt. Ricardo Russo, Keesler Medical Center superintendent, stands by during the 31st Annual Krewe of Medics Mardi Gras Ball at the Bay Breeze Event Center on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 23, 2019. The Krewe of Medics hosts a yearly ball to give Keesler Medical Center personnel a taste of the Gulf Coast and an opportunity to experience a traditional Mardi Gras, which is celebrated by the local communities. The theme for this year's ball was Hollywood vs. Broadway. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Members of the 81st Surgical Operations Squadron portray the Star Wars cast as they make their way down the aisle during the 31st Annual Krewe of Medics Mardi Gras Ball at the Bay Breeze Event Center on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 23, 2019. The Krewe of Medics hosts a yearly ball to give Keesler Medical Center personnel a taste of the Gulf Coast and an opportunity to experience a traditional Mardi Gras, which is celebrated by the local communities. The theme for this year's ball was Hollywood vs. Broadway. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Members of the 81st Surgical Operations Squadron portray the Star Wars cast as they make their way down the aisle during the 31st Annual Krewe of Medics Mardi Gras Ball at the Bay Breeze Event Center on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 23, 2019. The Krewe of Medics hosts a yearly ball to give Keesler Medical Center personnel a taste of the Gulf Coast and an opportunity to experience a traditional Mardi Gras, which is celebrated by the local communities. The theme for this year's ball was Hollywood vs. Broadway. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Denise Landry, 81st Medical Group medical law paralegal and the Krewe of Medics co-ball captain and secretary, tosses beads to the crowd as she makes her way down the aisle during the 31st Annual Krewe of Medics Mardi Gras Ball at the Bay Breeze Event Center on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 23, 2019. The Krewe of Medics hosts a yearly ball to give Keesler Medical Center personnel a taste of the Gulf Coast and an opportunity to experience a traditional Mardi Gras, which is celebrated by the local communities. The theme for this year's ball was Hollywood vs. Broadway. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Denise Landry, 81st Medical Group medical law paralegal and the Krewe of Medics co-ball captain and secretary, tosses beads to the crowd as she makes her way down the aisle during the 31st Annual Krewe of Medics Mardi Gras Ball at the Bay Breeze Event Center on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 23, 2019. The Krewe of Medics hosts a yearly ball to give Keesler Medical Center personnel a taste of the Gulf Coast and an opportunity to experience a traditional Mardi Gras, which is celebrated by the local communities. The theme for this year's ball was Hollywood vs. Broadway. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S Air Force Col. Louis Gallo, 81st Medical Operations Squadron commander, and Senior Master Sgt. Queen Aric, 81st MDOS superintendent, portray Austin Powers cast members as they dance during the 31st Annual Krewe of Medics Mardi Gras Ball at the Bay Breeze Event Center on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 23, 2019. The Krewe of Medics hosts a yearly ball to give Keesler Medical Center personnel a taste of the Gulf Coast and an opportunity to experience a traditional Mardi Gras, which is celebrated by the local communities. The theme for this year's ball was Hollywood vs. Broadway. Gallo and Aric were awarded first prize for best costumes at the event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S Air Force Col. Louis Gallo, 81st Medical Operations Squadron commander, and Senior Master Sgt. Queen Aric, 81st MDOS superintendent, portray Austin Powers cast members as they dance during the 31st Annual Krewe of Medics Mardi Gras Ball at the Bay Breeze Event Center on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 23, 2019. The Krewe of Medics hosts a yearly ball to give Keesler Medical Center personnel a taste of the Gulf Coast and an opportunity to experience a traditional Mardi Gras, which is celebrated by the local communities. The theme for this year's ball was Hollywood vs. Broadway. Gallo and Aric were awarded first prize for best costumes at the event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Capt. Melodee Jackson, 81st Surgical Operations Squadron physical therapist, tosses beads to the crowd as she takes her final walk down the aisle as the 2018 Krewe of Medics queen during the 31st Annual Krewe of Medics Mardi Gras Ball at the Bay Breeze Event Center on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 23, 2019. The Krewe of Medics hosts a yearly ball to give Keesler Medical Center personnel a taste of the Gulf Coast and an opportunity to experience a traditional Mardi Gras, which is celebrated by the local communities. The theme for this year's ball was Hollywood vs. Broadway. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Capt. Melodee Jackson, 81st Surgical Operations Squadron physical therapist, tosses beads to the crowd as she takes her final walk down the aisle as the 2018 Krewe of Medics queen during the 31st Annual Krewe of Medics Mardi Gras Ball at the Bay Breeze Event Center on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 23, 2019. The Krewe of Medics hosts a yearly ball to give Keesler Medical Center personnel a taste of the Gulf Coast and an opportunity to experience a traditional Mardi Gras, which is celebrated by the local communities. The theme for this year's ball was Hollywood vs. Broadway. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Members of the 81st Medical Operations Squadron portray the Austin Powers cast as they make their way down the aisle during the 31st Annual Krewe of Medics Mardi Gras Ball at the Bay Breeze Event Center on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 23, 2019. The Krewe of Medics hosts a yearly ball to give Keesler Medical Center personnel a taste of the Gulf Coast and an opportunity to experience a traditional Mardi Gras, which is celebrated by the local communities. The theme for this year's ball was Hollywood vs. Broadway. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Members of the 81st Medical Operations Squadron portray the Austin Powers cast as they make their way down the aisle during the 31st Annual Krewe of Medics Mardi Gras Ball at the Bay Breeze Event Center on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 23, 2019. The Krewe of Medics hosts a yearly ball to give Keesler Medical Center personnel a taste of the Gulf Coast and an opportunity to experience a traditional Mardi Gras, which is celebrated by the local communities. The theme for this year's ball was Hollywood vs. Broadway. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

KEESLER AIR FORCE BASE, Miss. -- The 2019 Krewe of Medics Royalty Court pose for a photo during the 31st Annual Krewe of Medics Mardi Gras Ball at the Bay Breeze Event Center on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 23, 2019. The Krewe of Medics hosts a yearly ball to give Keesler Medical Center personnel a taste of the Gulf Coast and an opportunity to experience a traditional Mardi Gras, which is celebrated by the local communities. The theme for this year's ball was Hollywood vs. Broadway. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)