A ceremony in Brooklyn Park Sunday will honor the Hmong Veterans who fought in the Vietnam War.
An estimated, 30,000 Hmong were killed in the War fighting for the United States, yet their names were left off the Memorial in Washington, D.C. With a population of more than 66,000 Hmong people, Minnesota has the largest Hmong population in the U.S.
On Sunday, November 11, Minnesotans will gather to read the names of the Hmong who died during the Vietnam War that will be displayed on a screen.
The ceremony is being organized by SGU Veterans and Families Development of USA, a Saint Paul-based group which seeks benefits from the U.S. government for Hmong soldiers who fought for American during the Vietnam War.
The event is Sunday, November 11 from 1-3 p.m. at Buasavanh Banquet Hall, 7324 Lakeland Avenue North, Brooklyn Park, MN 55428