Jump Wings

Earning your Lao Jump Wings is one of the most rewarding and fulfilling experiences that you will ever have in your life...

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RAIDER stands for Rapid Assistance in Disaster and Emergency Relief. The purpose of this intensive course is to train first responders for both manmade and natural disasters.

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Jungle Warfare

The Royal Lao Airborne Jungle Warfare Course will provide practical training for hot and humid climate operations.

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Join Today

Join the Royal Lao Airborne today! Prior Military Service to include State Defense Forces are welcomed but is not necessary to join. Contact us for more information on joining.

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Royal Lao Crest

The Royal Lao Airborne has a long and amazing history going back over 60 years. The Royal Lao Airborne in the US was founded on September 3, 2001 From it’s beginnings in the 1950’s through today, the RLA has been, and will continue to be, a group of professionals who exhibit military bearing, hold true the core values and who put others before themselves.

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Amos Hykes Promoted to MG

On February 8, 2014 Amos Hykes was promoted to the rank of Major General. MG Hykes is the Deputy Commanding General of the Royal Lao Airborne. MG Hykes has been instrumental to the growth of the RLA, not only in membership numbers but also through the addition of numerous Companies located throughout North America. MG […]

Royal Lao Airborne February Promotions

Promotion List for The Royal Lao Airborne in the month of February 2014.  Amos Hykes to Major General Bufford Compton to Lieutenant Colonel Claire Mensack to Lieutenant Colonel John Guffey to Lieutenant Colonel James Maddox to Lieutenant Colonel Nivanah Thoume to Major Wilton Mauldin to Captain Claude Thomas Lee to Staff Sergeant Saykorn Kannika to […]

Royal Lao Airborne Veterans Banquet

Written by Gilbert Scales Wednesday, 02 October 2013 00:00 The 11th Annual Royal Lao Airborne Banquet was held September 28, 2013, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Greenville.   The Banquet was hosted by Major General Khambang Sibounheuang, who resides in Tennessee and Brigadier General Amos Hykes from Greenville.  Members traveled in from all over the […]

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