Images: Operation Red Sand photos [Image 7 of 18]
Photo by Master Sgt. Kevin Wallace
U.S. Army Spc. William Newland, Red Platoon, 7th Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment scout (center) scans the adjacent room after incoming fire lets up in a combat engagement in Bala Murghab, Baghdis province, Afghanistan, April 4, 2011. Company Sgt. Ali Ghouse, 2nd Brigade, 207th Afghan National Army Corps company sergeant (behind Newland) saved Newland moments prior by throwing Newland to the ground and covering him with his own body until incoming fire subsided.