Sgt. Daniel Kear makes his way down a road.
U.S. Army Sgt. Daniel Kear makes his way down a road after canal vegetation is set ablaze in Tahwilla, Iraq, on July 30, 2008. Extremists use the concealment provided by the canal system to place IED's under the cover of night. Kear is with Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment, assigned to Task Force 1-35 Armor, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division.