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Updated: 11/08/2017 10:16:08AM

From combat to management

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In this older photograph, Aron Walton prepares for active duty in combat rescue mission. An enlisted aviator, he was a rear door gunner, running all procedures on H60 helicopters.

PHOTO BY ROGER BUTTON

Veteran Aron Walton stands alongside the flag at PGT in North Venice. He joined the company three years ago as a shift administrator and now has a management role.

By ROGER BUTTON

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Little more than three years ago as an enlisted aviator, Aron Walton was flying on H60 helicopters as the rear door gunner and running all the procedures. Working alongside his military “brothers and sisters” in Afghanistan and Iraq, they formed strong bonds on their missions to save lives.

Participating in more than 225 combat missions lasting from 10 to 15 minutes or 10 to 12 hours, they rescued wounded servicemen and women, then they flew them back to base where they were met by the medic team.

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