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Post Bulletin
     July 17, 2018      #12-197 PB1
 

Hmong veteran becomes first buried with full

El veterano Hmong queda primero enterrado

By Spencer Suckow
ssuckow@postbulletin.com


Bla Pao Yang’s decades of effort finally came to a fitting conclusion on Monday.

Darlene Kelley of Kelly's Quality Sewing Center. Ken Klotzbach/kklotzbach@postbulletin.com

Yang, a Hmong U.S. veteran who fought alongside U.S. soldiers in his native Laos during the Vietnam War (known as the “Secret War”), spent his years since the war campaigning with many of his fellow Hmong U.S. soldiers for full military burial honors upon their deaths.

Yang finally got what he long searched for earlier this year with Congress’ passage of the 

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