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3rd SOS receives 2016 RPA Squadron of the Year trophy

The 2016 General Atomics RPA Squadron of the Year trophy sits in front of flags during a banquet April 6, 2018, at Traci's Greenhouse in Clovis, N.M. The banquet was held for the 3rd Special Operations Squadron at Cannon AFB, N.M., who was being awarded the trophy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Luke Kitterman/Released)

Senior Airman Ilan Serrano, 27th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Honor Guardsman, holds the American flag for a POW/MIA ceremony during the 3rd Special Operations Squadron banquet April 6, 2018, at Traci's Greenhouse in Clovis, N.M. The Honor Guard performed a table setting ceremony where a table is set but never occupied because it symbolizes a spot for all of the prisoners of war and those missing in action. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Luke Kitterman/Released)

Attendees of the 3rd Special Operations Squadron 2016 RPA Squadron of the Year banquet enjoy dinner April 6, 2018, at Traci's Greenhouse in Clovis, N.M. Nearly 100 people were in attendance to celebrate the squadron's accomplishment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Luke Kitterman/Released)

Ret. Lt. Gen. David A. Deptula, Dean of the Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies, smiles after his speech at the 3rd Special Operations Squadron 2016 RPA Squadron of the Year banquet April 6, 2018, at Traci's Greenhouse in Clovis, N.M. Deptula was the guest speaker for the event and spoke on the the squadron's accomplishments and the significance of recieving this award. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Luke Kitterman/Released)

David Alexander, President of General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, right, presents the 2016 RPA Squadron of the Year trophy to Lt. Col. Andrew J. Kenney, 3rd Special Operations Squadron commander, during a banquet April, 6, 2018. The 3rd SOS also recently hit a historical milestone celebrating their 100th Anniversary as a squadron just a few days prior to this event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Luke Kitterman/Released)

CANNON AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. -- The 2016 General Atomics RPA Squadron of the Year trophy sits in front of flags during a banquet April 6, 2018, at Traci's Greenhouse in Clovis, N.M. The banquet was held for the 3rd Special Operations Squadron at Cannon AFB, N.M., who was being awarded the trophy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Luke Kitterman/Released)