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81st MDG competition tests fitness level

Chief Master Sgt. Karl Day, 81st Medical Group superintendent, logs the final scores during the 81st MDG Push-up Competition at the Keesler Medical Center Don Wylie Auditorium Nov. 1, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Seven five-person teams competed in the event pushing out a total of 6,272 push-ups. The 81st Dental Squadron was this year’s winner with 1,127 push-ups. The Airmen who participated in the event raised money to support the Krewe of Medics Mardi Gras Ball. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue/Released)

Chief Master Sgt. Karl Day, 81st Medical Group superintendent, logs the final scores during the 81st MDG Push-up Competition at the Keesler Medical Center Don Wylie Auditorium Nov. 1, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Seven five-person teams competed in the event pushing out a total of 6,272 push-ups. The 81st Dental Squadron was this year’s winner with 1,127 push-ups. The Airmen who participated in the event raised money to support the Krewe of Medics Mardi Gras Ball. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue/Released)

Staff Sgt. Andre Torres, 81st Medical Support Squadron medical equipment management office NCO in charge, controls the countdown clock during the 81st Medical Group Push-up Competition at the Keesler Medical Center Don Wylie Auditorium Nov. 1, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Seven five-person teams competed in the event pushing out a total of 6,272 push-ups. The 81st Dental Squadron was this year’s winner with 1,127 push-ups. The Airmen who participated in the event raised money to support the Krewe of Medics Mardi Gras Ball. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue/Released)

Staff Sgt. Andre Torres, 81st Medical Support Squadron medical equipment management office NCO in charge, controls the countdown clock during the 81st Medical Group Push-up Competition at the Keesler Medical Center Don Wylie Auditorium Nov. 1, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Seven five-person teams competed in the event pushing out a total of 6,272 push-ups. The 81st Dental Squadron was this year’s winner with 1,127 push-ups. The Airmen who participated in the event raised money to support the Krewe of Medics Mardi Gras Ball. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue/Released)

Chief Master Sgt. Karl Day, 81st Medical Group superintendent, shouts out a comment during the 81st MDG Push-up Competition at the Keesler Medical Center Don Wylie Auditorium Nov. 1, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Seven five-person teams competed in the event pushing out a total of 6,272 push-ups. The 81st Dental Squadron was this year’s winner with 1,127 push-ups. The Airmen who participated in the event raised money to support the Krewe of Medics Mardi Gras Ball. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue/Released)

Chief Master Sgt. Karl Day, 81st Medical Group superintendent, shouts out a comment during the 81st MDG Push-up Competition at the Keesler Medical Center Don Wylie Auditorium Nov. 1, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Seven five-person teams competed in the event pushing out a total of 6,272 push-ups. The 81st Dental Squadron was this year’s winner with 1,127 push-ups. The Airmen who participated in the event raised money to support the Krewe of Medics Mardi Gras Ball. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue/Released)

A trophy sits on display during the 81st MDG Push-up Competition at the Keesler Medical Center Don Wylie Auditorium Nov. 1, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Seven five-person teams competed in the event pushing out a total of 6,272 push-ups. The 81st Dental Squadron was this year’s winner with 1,127 push-ups. The Airmen who participated in the event raised money to support the Krewe of Medics Mardi Gras Ball. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue/Released)

A trophy sits on display during the 81st MDG Push-up Competition at the Keesler Medical Center Don Wylie Auditorium Nov. 1, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Seven five-person teams competed in the event pushing out a total of 6,272 push-ups. The 81st Dental Squadron was this year’s winner with 1,127 push-ups. The Airmen who participated in the event raised money to support the Krewe of Medics Mardi Gras Ball. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue/Released)

Members of the 81st Dental Squadron are presented the first place trophy by Col. Jeannine Ryder, 81st Medical Group commander, during the 81st MDG Push-up Competition at the Keesler Medical Center Don Wylie Auditorium Nov. 1, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Seven five-person teams competed in the event pushing out a total of 6,272 push-ups. The 81st Dental Squadron accumulated 1,127 push-ups. The Airmen who participated in the event raised money to support the Krewe of Medics Mardi Gras Ball. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue/Released)

Members of the 81st Dental Squadron are presented the first place trophy by Col. Jeannine Ryder, 81st Medical Group commander, during the 81st MDG Push-up Competition at the Keesler Medical Center Don Wylie Auditorium Nov. 1, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Seven five-person teams competed in the event pushing out a total of 6,272 push-ups. The 81st Dental Squadron accumulated 1,127 push-ups. The Airmen who participated in the event raised money to support the Krewe of Medics Mardi Gras Ball. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue/Released)

Airman 1st Class Garrett Redmond, 81st Diagnostic and Therapeutics Squadron radiology technician, smiles while doing push-ups during the 81st Medical Group Push-up Competition at the Keesler Medical Center Don Wylie Auditorium Nov. 1, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Seven five-person teams competed in the event pushing out a total of 6,272 push-ups. The 81st Dental Squadron was this year’s winner with 1,127 push-ups. The Airmen who participated in the event raised money to support the Krewe of Medics Mardi Gras Ball. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue/Released)

Airman 1st Class Garrett Redmond, 81st Diagnostic and Therapeutics Squadron radiology technician, smiles while doing push-ups during the 81st Medical Group Push-up Competition at the Keesler Medical Center Don Wylie Auditorium Nov. 1, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Seven five-person teams competed in the event pushing out a total of 6,272 push-ups. The 81st Dental Squadron was this year’s winner with 1,127 push-ups. The Airmen who participated in the event raised money to support the Krewe of Medics Mardi Gras Ball. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue/Released)

Members of the 81st Medical Group participate in the 81st MDG Push-up Competition at the Keesler Medical Center Don Wylie Auditorium Nov. 1, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Seven five-person teams competed in the event pushing out a total of 6,272 push-ups. The 81st Dental Squadron was this year’s winner with 1,127 push-ups. The Airmen who participated in the event raised money to support the Krewe of Medics Mardi Gras Ball. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue/Released)

Members of the 81st Medical Group participate in the 81st MDG Push-up Competition at the Keesler Medical Center Don Wylie Auditorium Nov. 1, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Seven five-person teams competed in the event pushing out a total of 6,272 push-ups. The 81st Dental Squadron was this year’s winner with 1,127 push-ups. The Airmen who participated in the event raised money to support the Krewe of Medics Mardi Gras Ball. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue/Released)

Airman 1st Class Edgardo Pangilinan, 81st Medical Operations Squadron mental health technician, and 1st Lt. Minh Tran, 81st MDOS physician assistant, compete in the 81st Medical Group Push-up Competition at the Keesler Medical Center Don Wylie Auditorium Nov. 1, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Seven five-person teams competed in the event pushing out a total of 6,272 push-ups. The 81st Dental Squadron was this year’s winner with 1,127 push-ups. The Airmen who participated in the event raised money to support the Krewe of Medics Mardi Gras Ball. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue/Released)

Airman 1st Class Edgardo Pangilinan, 81st Medical Operations Squadron mental health technician, and 1st Lt. Minh Tran, 81st MDOS physician assistant, compete in the 81st Medical Group Push-up Competition at the Keesler Medical Center Don Wylie Auditorium Nov. 1, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Seven five-person teams competed in the event pushing out a total of 6,272 push-ups. The 81st Dental Squadron was this year’s winner with 1,127 push-ups. The Airmen who participated in the event raised money to support the Krewe of Medics Mardi Gras Ball. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue/Released)

KEESLER AIR FORCE BASE, Miss. -- Chief Master Sgt. Karl Day, 81st Medical Group superintendent, logs the final scores during the 81st MDG Push-up Competition at the Keesler Medical Center Don Wylie Auditorium Nov. 1, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Seven five-person teams competed in the event pushing out a total of 6,272 push-ups. The 81st Dental Squadron was this year’s winner with 1,127 push-ups. The Airmen who participated in the event raised money to support the Krewe of Medics Mardi Gras Ball. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue/Released)