“You Are Invited” – SEAL Team 6 Aaron Vaughn Memorial Frogman Swim – June 27, 2014
SEAL TEAM SIX AARON VAUGHN MEMORIAL FROGMAN SWIM – June 27, 2014
1707 NE Indian River Drive
Jensen Beach, Florida 34957
On August 6, 2011, 30 US service members were killed when a CH-47 Chinook helicopter they were being transported in crashed in Wardak province, Afghanistan. It was the deadliest single loss for U.S. forces in the decade-long war in Afghanistan. 17 members of the elite Navy SEALs were killed in the crash.
Karen and Billy Vaughn lost their SEAL son, Aaron, in 2011 in Afghanistan along with 16 other Navy SEALs.
This combo shows the 30 troops killed in a helicopter downing in Afghanistan on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011. The Pentagon on Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011 identified the Americans as 17 members of the elite Navy SEALs, five Naval Special Warfare personnel who support the SEALs, three Air Force Special Operations personnel and an Army helicopter crew of five. (AP Photo)
Karen Vaughn, mother of fallen Navy Seal of Aaron Carson Vaughn, reacted to Barack Obama’s campaign ad “One Chance” in 2012. Karen and Billy Vaughn lost their son Aaron, a Navy SEAL, in Afghanistan in 2011.
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Now you can help honor their son’s memory—
SEAL TEAM SIX AARON VAUGHN MEMORIAL FROGMAN SWIM – June 27, 2014–
3rd Annual Aaron Vaughn Memorial Frogman Swim
Saturday, June 28, 2014 – Jensen Beach Park
More information HERE.
This open water swim (fixed buoy course) will honor one of America’s finest. Aaron Vaughn, a member of DEVGRU (SEAL Team VI), was KIA on Aug. 6th, 2011 when a Chinook helicopter crashed in the Tangi River Valley of Afghanistan. All 30 American warriors on board lost their lives that day. This crash represented the single largest loss of life in Naval Special Warfare history.
And please keep the Vaughn family in your thoughts and prayers.