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WJLA, August 08, 2011

Photos of the Fallen: Americans shot down in Afghanistan

Insurgents shot down a U.S. military helicopter during fighting in eastern Afghanistan, killing 30 Americans, most of them belonging to the same elite Navy SEALs unit that killed Osama bin Laden.

Aaron Carson Vaughn

Aaron Vaughn's wife Kimberly told CNN Sunday, “I want to tell the world that he was an amazing man, that he was a wonderful husband. And a fabulous father to two wonderful children. He was a warrior for our country and he wouldn't want to leave this earth."

(Photo: Courtesy Vaughn family | Date: Dec. 07, 2006) of fullscreen mode

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