Brian Mockenhaupt

Brian Mockenhaupt


Is Nature the Key to Rehabilitating Prisoners?

Once released, the formerly incarcerated face a daunting set of challenges­—a job, a place to live, and, most urgently, breaking the cycle of bad friends and bad habits that can lead to more prison...

A team of Air Force pararescuem

Drill, Baby, Drill

Project Angel Thunder is the largest search-and-rescue exercise in the world, involving 1,700 pilots, commandos, and recovery specialists training in the wilds of Arizona and New Mexico to save your...


As Long As They Both Shall Live

Professional daredevils Rex and Melissa Pemberton were drawn together by a mutual passion for risk and adrenaline. Now they have a marriage based on love, trust, and the strange, stoic acceptance...

Aaron Isaacson, Lobuche

The Other Side of The Mountain

A war-weary group of wounded U.S. soldiers heads to the 20,075-foot Nepalese peak Lobuche to confront their toughest mission yet: adjusting to peace.

The Cove

Something Radical This Way Comes

Now more than ever, the world could use some bright ideas. Like these.

Adam Ferguson Afghan Afghanistan Asia Central Asia Joseph Moody Korengal Kunar South Asia South Central Asia Spc. Taliban U.S. US VII Valley adult anti-coalition army cigarette conflict destruction exterior hill hills insurgents male man men military mountain mountains outdoors outside portrait smoke smoking soldier soldiers specialist terrain troops violence war Adam Ferguson

Fire on the Mountain

In the rugged eastern provinces of Afghanistan, where peaks rise thousands of feet on all sides and the next valley is a world away, American troops are engaged in a kind of alpine warfare not seen...