The parents of a Navy SEAL Team Six member who was killed in Afghanistan have written a public to letter to U.S. President Barack Obama urging him to resign from office, saying that he is “not up to this job.”
Billy and Karen Vaughn signed the letter that was published Monday in the World Tribune. The Vaughns’ son, Aaron Carson Vaughn, was killed in August 2011 when his Chinook helicopter was shot down in Afghanistan.
Vaughn’s unit, SEAL Team Six, is best known as the group that carried out the May 2011 raid in Pakistan that killed al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden.
The Vaughns began their letter saying they recently viewed the violent video depicting the beheading of American journalist James Foley by Islamic State militants.
“I have been left with a level of rage known only to those of us who have sacrificed unspeakable offerings on the altar of world peace,” the letter reads. “My offering was my only son — Aaron Carson Vaughn.