Images: Lundi Gras 2013
Photo by Cpl. Marcin Platek
Lt. Gen. Steven A. Hummer, commander of Marine Forces Reserve and Marine Forces North, and Sgt. Maj. James E. Booker, sergeant major of MARFORRES and MARFORNORTH, escort Cedric and Monica Givens, the king and queen of Krewe of Zulu, aboard a Coast Guard Cutter Barbara Mabrity, Feb. 11, 2013. Hummer and Booker, along with Coast Guard Rear Adm. Roy A. Nash, commander of Eight Coast Guard District, and Army Maj. Gen. Glenn H. Curtis, adjutant general for the Louisiana National Guard, transported King Zulu to Woldenberg Park here and Rex to Spanish Plaza here. The effort to bring the kings to their respective parade festivals was part of the ongoing Mardi Gras celebrations happening in New Orleans, which concludes February 12, 2013.