February 2, 2011

Some Vietnam veterans back Hmong Gen. Vang Pao's burial at Arlington

When tule fog hangs high in the trees in Auburn, Air Force Maj. Tom Palmer sees the silky mists cloaking Long Chieng, Gen. Vang Pao's secret headquarters in northern Laos. Palmer's pale blue eyes mist over as he recalls the reconnaissance missions he and 200 other Ravens flew with the Hmong during the Vietnam War, calling in air strikes on North Vietnamese targets.

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