Salman Mahmoud watches as Army Mechanic Pfc. Nicholas Houston of Kinston, N.C. rigs his wrecker to Salman's trailer July 17. Salman had a near-catastrophic blowout, and U.S. Soldiers from Special Troops Bn., 3rd Inf. Bde. Combat Team, 25th Inf. Div. who were passing by came to his rescue within minutes.