Fort Myer in Arlington in Arlington County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
U.S. Secret Army in the Kingdom of Laos
Dedicated to the U.S. Secret Army in the Kingdom of Laos.
In memory of the Hmong and Lao combat veterans and their American advisors who served freedom's cause in Southeast Asia. Their patriotic valor and loyalty in the defense of liberty and democracy will never be forgotten.
[Inscription in Laotian characters]
Yov shua txog nej mus ib txhis
Erected 1997 by Lao Veterans of America.
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, Vietnam. In addition, it is included in the National Cemeteries series list.
Location. 38° 52.762′ N, 77° 4.186′ W. Marker is in Arlington, Virginia, in Arlington County. It is in Fort Myer. Marker is in Section 2 of the National Cemetery off Grant Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Myer VA 22211, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Spirit of the Cavalry Lives On (a few steps from this marker); U.S. Navy Cruiser Sailors Association (a few steps from this marker); Sailors, Coast Guardsmen and Marines of African and Asian-Pacific DescentAmerican Ex-Prisoners of War (within shouting distance of this marker); 173d Airborne Brigade (Sep) (within shouting distance of this marker); USS Underhill (DE-682) Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Chaplains Hill (within shouting distance of this marker); 503rd Parachute Regimental Combat Team (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arlington.
Also see . . . Secret Army in Laos. (Submitted on October 1, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Additional keywords. Central Intelligence Agency, C.I.A., Kmhmu, Vang Pao, Vietnam.
Credits. This page was last revised on February 1, 2023. It was originally submitted on October 1, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,282 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on October 1, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. 2. submitted on January 5, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.