February 28, 2014 1:45 PM
Photos by Ryan Rivet
Matthew Tyree, a senior at North Georgia University, competes in the individual exhibition drill at the Tulane Naval ROTC Mardi Gras Drill Meet on Friday (Feb. 28) on the Tulane University uptown campus. The meet, traditionally held on the Friday before Fat Tuesday, is the largest of its kind in the nation.
Norwich University cadets line up for inspection during the basic drill portion of the meet.
Members of Texas A&M's First Drill Team compete in the platoon exhibition drill on the LBC quad on the Tulane University uptown campus.
Texas A&M cadets cheer on the members of the First Drill Team during the Mardi Gras Drill Meet on Friday (Feb. 28).
Members of the Blue Ridge Rifle Drill Team from the University of North Georgia stand ready for inspection.
Taylor Scott, a sophomore at the Citadel, practices his individual exhibition routine before competing.
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