United States Marine Corps Corporal Kevin Vaughan, of the Third Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, was wounded in Afghanistan in September of 2011 when the vehicle he was traveling in struck an 80-pound pressure plate (improvised explosive device) while he was carrying out combat operations in the Southern Helmand province in Afghanistan. Five marines were severely injured. Corporal Vaughan was transported by medevac to Bagram Airfield for immediate treatment before being transferred to Germany, and then to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.
First National Bank of Durango, Colorado is proud to support Building Homes for Heroes®. First National, which has been in business since 1882 and has two offices in Durango, and another in Bayfield, has set up beautiful Building Homes for Heroes® displays in each of its three offices.