Kosman in 1955 around the time the award was created. Award Certificate, Air Force Outstanding Unit Award named to Major Richard N. Kosman as a member of the 63rd Troop Carrier Wing, Heavy circa 1955.
In the photocopy Kosman is with RAF Vice Air Marshal Sir Clifford Sanderson, officer in-command Far East Operations is briefed on operations of the Air Force giant C-124 Globemaster by Captain Richard N. Salt Lake City, Utah, a C-124 aircraft commander Air Marshal Sanders was visiting the 374th Troop Carrier Wing Korean airlift base at the time. Combat Cargo C124S can carry up to 200 passengers, as many a 136 litter patients or 25 tons cargo each.
It is known that Kosman was a Captain serving in the 374th TCW and the 63rd TCG during the Korean War. He achieved the rank of of Major post Korean War.Certificate shows normal wear/tear associated with age/use. This includes edge bumps, minor crease lower left corner, toning with age, edge toning from having been framed. May show other minor age related defects. Normal wear and tear associated with age.