1.  On 8 March 1967, the 175th Avn Co (AML) had the proud distinction of being picked as the "Best Helicopter Company in Vietnam for 1966",  and also nominated for the Captain William J. Kossler Award.

2.  Each helicopter company in Vietnam was eligible for this award.  The decision was based on points accumlated for total flying hours, accident rates, and aircraft availability rates.

3.  The 175th Avn Co (AML) came out on top with 14,332 flying hours, 14.1% accident rate and 88.7% availability rate during the last quarter of 1966.