MILWAUKEE, WI (SUAB HMONG NEWS) – Richard Wanglue Vang, Executive Producer for Suab Hmong News, and Kangyee Vang, Videographer for Suab Hmong News, will be covering Hmong Veterans on the road to D.C.
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“This is our third-year doing documentary for Hmong Veterans traveling from Minnesota and Wisconsin to D.C. by bus to remember those who died in Laos and to continue to push their effort for health and burial benefits at the capitol” said Richard Wanglue Vang.
The bus will be leaving St. Paul, MN on Saturday May 13, 2017 at 1:00 P.M. and it is scheduled to arrive in D.C. at around noon on May 14, 2017. The bus will be stopping in Wisconsin and Pittsburg, PA to pick up Hmong Veterans.
May 15, 2017, Hmong Veterans will be holding a ceremony at the dedicated Lao Veteran Memorial location inside National Arlington Cemetery to remember those who died in Laos.
May 16, 2017, Hmong Veterans will be at the capitol to continue to ask their representatives to support for health and burial benefits. The bus will be leaving D.C. late in the afternoon and is scheduled to arrive in St. Paul, Minnesota at around 2:00 P.M. on May 17, 2017.
Hmong helped side by side with the United States’ Secret War in Laos. More than 35,000 Hmong lost their life during the Secret War.
Stay tune for Suab Hmong News exclusive coverage Hmong Veterans on the road to D.C. coming up on the Suab Hmong News Channel.