The United States and the Soviet Union sign an agreement to grant Laos its freedom and neutrality. After the French granted Laos its independence after the Second World War, Laos had been fighting a civil war between the communist Pathet Lao and the nationalists. The Soviet Union had been supplying military aid to the communists through North Vietnam.
Andy Dee Anderson always knew he wanted to serve his country. Growing up in Falls Church, Virginia, Andy enjoyed school and athletics. He played...