Wreath-Laying Ceremony Honors Laotian And Hmong Vietnam War Veterans

ARLINGTON, VA – MAY 10: A veteran of the secret Lao Theater, Bouala Chansombath of Oklahoma City, kneels and offers a prayer at the plaque dedicated to the U.S. Secret Army in the Kingdom of Laos during a memorial and wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery May 10, 2013 in Arlington, Virginia. Supported by the United States and the Central Intelligence Agency from 1961 to 1973, the secret army of Hmong and Lao combat soldiers fought in the jungles of Southeast Asia during the Vietnam War. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)