Pfc. John Holt talks with Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth O. Preston during his Oct. 29 visit to Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany. The 21-year-old combat engineer was on a nighttime mine clearing mission in Iraq when his RG-31 Mine Protected Vehicle was struck by an explosively formed penetrator. Pfc Holt is an Army National Guardsman from the 237th Engineer Company in West Point, Va.