Battlefield Cross


US Army Insignia

United States Army

SGT Insignia


E-17 Flag  17th Cavalry Patch  17th Cavalry Coat of Arms173rd Airborne Brigade Patch  United States Army-Vietnam Patch
"E" Troop, 17th Cavalry
173rd Airborne Brigade
United States Army-Vietnam



Army Airborne Basic Parachutist Badge

Combat Infantryman Badge

Purple Heart  National  Defense Medal  Vietnam Service Medal

Republic Of Vietnam Campaign Medal


Fell February 13, 1968

As of 1997, little biographical information was found for Aaron. He was listed in the 12th of November, 1982 article of the Lebanon Daily News as falling as a resukt of hostile action. The microfilms of the Lebanon Daily News and the Patriot News were searched and no obituaries were printed from the 13th of February to the 13th of March, 1968.  The official records have Hershey as his home of record.

Additional information found in February, 2010 shows he had served in the Army for six years.  Sources show he fell in Quang Nam as a result of an undetermined explosion.

He was awarded the Purple Heart, the National Defense Medal and the Vietnam Service Medal.  He also received the Vietnam Campaign Medal from the Republic of Vietnam.

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