SUAB HMONG NEWS – Lao (Hmong) Veterans of Minnesota make a trip to Washington DC from May 12, 2015 to May 15, 2015 to honor a Monument and a tree that the United States government planted to honor General Vang Pao and Hmong and Lao Veterans at Arlington Cemetery in Washington DC.
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Pa Ma Thao, President of Lao Veteran of America in Minnesota, said the reason the group make the trip to Washington DC was to honor the Monument and the tree planted by the U.S. Government to honor General Vang Pao and Hmong/Lao Veterans on May 15, 1997. Also, to call the U.S. government to pass the Lao Hmong Veteran Benefit bill to provide benefits to Hmong and Lao Veterans.
“After General Vang Pao passed away, everyone ignore to go and honor the monument and the tree in Washington DC. Now, I am the president of the Lao Veterans of Minnesota and I wanted to go and honor it” said Pa Ma Thao.
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