Served as Chief of the Royal Cambodian Army and was the Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the R.C.A.F.
After civil war broke out, he joined the Cambodian Nation Front Movement Liberation when he was only 16 years-old.
He was one of the commanders primarily responsible for pushing back the Khmer Rouge rebels during the civil war.
He married Chhor Borey in 1980 and had four children.
He is a war hero like James Wolfe.