The William J. Kossler Award this year was given to two United States Army units - The 56th Medical Platoon (Air Ambulance, Fort Bragg, N.C.), and the 57th Medical Platoon (Air Ambulance, Fort Meade, Maryland), for participation in the rescue operations in the earthquake-stricken region of Southern Chile in May and June of 1960.

In photo, accepting the awards for the army were Captain John Temperilli, the 57th Medical Platoon, and Captain Donald T. M. Wall, The 56th Medical Platoon.

AHS' (now VFS) 17th Annual National Forum held May 3-5, 1961 at Washington, D.C. USA

Kossler Award winning two US Army Units

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The William J. Kossler Award this year was given to two United States Army units - The 56th Medical Platoon (Air Ambulance, Fort Bragg, N.C.), and the 57th Medical Platoon (Air Ambulance, Fort Meade, Maryland), for participation in the rescue operations in the earthquake-stricken region of Southern Chile in May and June of 1960.

In photo, accepting the awards for the army were Captain John Temperilli, the 57th Medical Platoon, and Captain Donald T. M. Wall, The 56th Medical Platoon.

AHS' (now VFS) 17th Annual National Forum held May 3-5, 1961 at Washington, D.C. USA

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