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U.S. Secret Army in the Kingdom of Laos.

1961-1973

 
 
U.S. Secret Army in the Kingdom of Laos. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 30, 2008
1. U.S. Secret Army in the Kingdom of Laos. Marker
Inscription. 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.
 
Location. 38° 52.762′ N, 77° 4.186′ W. Marker is in Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia, in Arlington County. Touch for map. Marker is in Section 2 of the National Cemetery off Grant Drive. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Myer VA 22211, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. U.S. Navy Cruiser Sailors Association (a few steps from this marker); Sailors, Coast Guardsmen and Marines of African and Asian-Pacific Descent (a few steps from this marker); American Ex-Prisoners of War (within shouting distance of this marker); 173d Airborne Brigade (Sep) (within shouting distance of this marker); Chaplains Hill (within shouting distance
U.S. Secret Army in the Kingdom of Laos. Marker and Memorial Atlas Cedar Tree image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, July 16, 2011
2. U.S. Secret Army in the Kingdom of Laos. Marker and Memorial Atlas Cedar Tree
Also known as the Laotian Counterparts Memorial Tree (ANC Memorial Trees)
of this marker); 503rd Parachute Regimental Combat Team (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) (about 300 feet away); 63rd Infantry Division (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arlington National Cemetery.
 
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.
 
Categories. 20th CenturyCemeteries & Burial SitesHeroesMilitaryNotable EventsPoliticsWar, Vietnam
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 1, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,108 times since then and 32 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.
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