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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. You can pay tribute to the fallen servicemen on this Facebook page.

Aaron Carson Vaughn

Aaron Carson Vaughn, 30, joined the Navy SEALS right out of boot camp and joined SEAL Team 6 in 2010. Vaughn leaves behind his wife Kimberly, a Fairfax county native, and two children, a 2-year-old son and a 2-month-old daughter.

<a href=Aaron Carson Vaughn, 30, joined the Navy SEALS right out of boot camp and joined SEAL Team 6 in 2010. Vaughn leaves behind his wife Kimberly, a Fairfax county native, and two children, a 2-year-old son and a 2-month-old daughter." /> Previous Photo Next Photo
(Photo: Courtesy Vaughn family | Date: Jan. 06, 2010) of fullscreen mode

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