14 Mar '18, 7pm

Air Force honors 12 airmen who died defending top-secret outpost in Laos during Vietnam War

Over the final three months of the outpost’s existence, the airmen survived multiple attacks. North Vietnamese bi-planes, called AN-2 Colts, conducted rocket attacks and gun runs against the outpost that killed some of the local Laotian guerrillas paid by the CIA to protect the airmen. But because the outpost was positioned on a steep 5,800-foot cliff, enemy fighters had a difficult time mounting a formidable assault.

Full article: https://www.airforcetimes.com/news/your-air-force/2018/03...

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