Elite Navy SEAL, Aaron Carson Vaughn, was killed August 6, 2011, when a Chinook helicopter carrying 30 American troops was shot down in Afghanistan. Aaron had just celebrated his 30th birthday.
He was a highly decorated combat veteran with numerous awards including the Joint Service Achievement Medal with Valor, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal with Valor, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism (Service) Medal, Global War on Terrorism (Expeditionary) Medal, and numerous other personal and unit decorations.
He was posthumously awarded the Purple Heart, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal and the Bronze Star Medal with Valor.
Aaron Vaughn was married to Kimberly Vaughn and had two children.
AN EVENING TO BENEFIT
Aaron Vaughn’s story, life, and legacy inspired the creation of
Operation 300 believes that when a member of our Armed Services gives his life in defense of our great nation, the least that can be done is to pledge to honor that sacrifice by caring for their family.
Operation 300, a registered 501(c)3 not for profit organization which hosts adventure camps for children who have lost their fathers or mothers as a result of military service.
The mission of Operation 300 is to:
Provide mentorship to children of the fallen
Honor the sacrifice of those who’ve given their lives for our freedom
Promote patriotism and service in our communities.
SEAN HANNITY AND SPECIAL GUESTS
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SMSGT ISRAEL DEL TORO
WOUNDED IN AFGHANISTAN, PAT TILLMAN AWARD FOR SERVICE
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