A 20-year-old soldier with 3rd Platoon, Comanche Company 1st of the 501st. Parachute Infantry Regiment out of Fort Richardson Alaska takes a rest after climbing to the top of a mountain with 80 pounds of equipment and ammunition on his back. He was part of a four-day mission with members of the Afghan National Army in the mountains that overlook the border with Pakistan. The purpose of the mission was to survey the area for possible insurgency activity as well as to search surrounding... more »
Javier Manzano is an award-winning Mexican American filmmaker, director of photography and journalist best known for his coverage of Latin America and the Middle East. He has worked in over 40 countries around the world, earning him several honors including an Emmy award, two BAFTA nominations, a Pulitzer prize, the Bayeux-Calvados Normandy award for war correspondents and two World Press Photo awards among others.