Air Commandos presented as AFSOC's best

Air Force Special Operations Command Commander Lt. Gen. Brad Heithold, left, and U.S. Special Operations Command Command Sgt. Maj. William Thetford, second from right, celebrate AFSOC's 2016 outstanding Airmen and civilians of the year during a banquet at Hurlburt Field, May 19, 2016. The award winners toured Hurlburt Field May 17 and 18  before being honored at the yearly awards banquet held May 19 to celebrate their accomplishments. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jeff Parkinson)

Air Force Special Operations Command Commander Lt. Gen. Brad Heithold, left, and U.S. Special Operations Command Command Sgt. Maj. William Thetford, second from right, celebrate AFSOC's 2016 outstanding Airmen and civilians of the year during a banquet at Hurlburt Field, May 19, 2016. The award winners toured Hurlburt Field May 17 and 18 before being honored at the yearly awards banquet held May 19 to celebrate their accomplishments. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jeff Parkinson)

Todd Schroeder, Air Force Special Operations Command History, guides the AFSOC annual award winners on a May 18 tour of the Hurlburt Field Air Park. The award winners visited AFSOC facilities and units for two days prior to the formal banquet held May 19 here. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jeff Parkinson)

Todd Schroeder, Air Force Special Operations Command History, guides the AFSOC annual award winners on a May 18 tour of the Hurlburt Field Air Park. The award winners visited AFSOC facilities and units for two days prior to the formal banquet held May 19 here. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jeff Parkinson)

Maj. Martie Fredericks-Lenhart, a strategic analyst with the Air Force Special Operations Command Operations Center, fires a sniper rifle, May 18, 2016. The award winners toured Hurlburt Field May 17 and 18  before being honored at the yearly awards banquet held May 19 to celebrate their accomplishments. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jeff Parkinson)

Maj. Martie Fredericks-Lenhart, a strategic analyst with the Air Force Special Operations Command Operations Center, fires a sniper rifle, May 18, 2016. The award winners toured Hurlburt Field May 17 and 18 before being honored at the yearly awards banquet held May 19 to celebrate their accomplishments. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jeff Parkinson)

Air Force Special Operations Command Commander Lt. Gen. Brad Heithold presents the honor guard member of the year trophy to Senior Airman Travis Boley, 1st Special Operations Force Support Squadron, with Chief Master Sgt. Cory Olson during the banquet at Hurlburt Field, May 19, 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jeff Parkinson)

Air Force Special Operations Command Commander Lt. Gen. Brad Heithold presents the honor guard member of the year trophy to Senior Airman Travis Boley, 1st Special Operations Force Support Squadron, with Chief Master Sgt. Cory Olson during the banquet at Hurlburt Field, May 19, 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jeff Parkinson)

Tracy Levesque is surprised by the appearance of her deployed husband, Master Sgt. Lucas Levesque, during the Air Force Special Operations Command's outstanding Airmen and civilians of the year banquet May 19 here. Levesque -- assigned to the 901st Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron -- won first sergeant of the year honors, and he provided the emotional high-point of the night by joining the festivities via video link. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jeff Parkinson)

Tracy Levesque is surprised by the appearance of her deployed husband, Master Sgt. Lucas Levesque, during the Air Force Special Operations Command's outstanding Airmen and civilians of the year banquet May 19 here. Levesque -- assigned to the 901st Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron -- won first sergeant of the year honors, and he provided the emotional high-point of the night by joining the festivities via video link. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jeff Parkinson)

HURLBURT FIELD, Fla. -- Air Force Special Operations Command formally recognized its outstanding airmen and civilians of the year with a week-long tour of Hurlburt Field, culminating with a formal banquet here May 19.

These individuals represent the all-around winners for their respective classifications as decided by a panels of judges.

The winners are:

Company Grade Officer: Capt. Daniel J. Breiding, 320th Special Tactics Squadron, Kadena AB, Japan.

First Sergeant: Master Sgt. Lucas Levesque, 901st Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Hurlburt Field

Senior NCO: Master Sgt. Marcus Mader, Special Tactics Training Squadron, Hurlburt Field

NCO: Tech. Sgt. James Walker II, Air Force Special Operations Air Warfare Center, Hurlburt Field

Airman: Senior Airman Kenneth Cox, 11th Intelligence Squadron, Hurlburt Field

Category III civilian: Rene Sanchez, 1st Special Operations Maintenance Group, Hurlburt Field

Category II civilian: Thomas Jones, AFSOC Logistics Directorate, Hurlburt Field

Category I civilian: Antoinette Nelson, 27th Special Operations Medical Support Squadron, Cannon AFB, New Mexico

Individual Mobilization Augmentee Officer: Maj. Martie Fredericks-Lenhart, AFSOC Operations Center, Hurlburt Field

IMA Enlisted: Master Sgt. Patrick Gibson, USAF Special Operations School, Hurlburt Field

Base Honor Guard Manager: Tech. Sgt. Ronald Donnell Jr., 1st Special Operations Force Support Squadron, Hurlburt Field

Base Honor Guard Member: Senior Airman Travis Boley, 1st SOFSS

The banquet capped a two-day tour of AFSOC and Hurlburt Field facilities and units.

Each winner received a special trophy and gifts marking their selection.