The Captain William J. Kossler Award presented to the Officers, Warrant Officers and Enlisted Crewmen of the United States Army Helicopter Units in the Republic of Vietnam for developing and proving under combat conditions new and decisive operational techniques which enabled their helicopters to become a dependable means of basic mobility for the Republic of Vietnam forces engaged in conflict. Receiving the award for the Army was Brig. General John J. Tolson, Director of Army Aviation. In photo, left to right Brig. Gen. John J. Tolson, and Edwin J. Dducayet, Awards Chairman.
AHS' (now VFS) 20th Annual National Forum held 13-15, 1964 at Washington, D.C. USA