Hurlburt Field in Okaloosa County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
"The Forgotten Army"-
the Montagnard soldiers of Vietnam
Montagnards continued fighting for 11 years until 1992, 7 years after U.S. withdrawal.
Erected by the Hurlburt Field Memorial Air Park Council.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Military • Patriots & Patriotism • War, Vietnam.
Location. 30° 24.871′ N, 86° 42.006′ W. Marker is in Hurlburt Field, Florida, in Okaloosa County. Memorial is on Oneal Avenue. Located at the Hurlburt Field Memorial Air Park and access to the base is restricted. Touch for map. Marker is Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bird Air Memorial (here, next to this marker); Hmong Special Guerrilla Units (here, next to this marker); Air America Memorial (here, next to this marker); Airman First Class John Lee Levitow (a few steps from this marker); C-47 Sky Train (a few steps from this marker); Spooky (a few steps from this marker); In Honor of The American Gold Star Mothers (a few steps from this marker); Medal of Honor Recipients (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hurlburt Field.
Also see . . . The Montagnards and the US Special Forces in Vietnam. Slate.com. The Vietnamese tribesmen who fought alongside American Special Forces won the Green Berets’ admiration—and lost everything else. (Submitted on November 18, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 18, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 18, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 236 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 18, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.