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SHELTER ISLAND, NY. THURSDAY MAY 19, 2011. Members (Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa)

SHELTER ISLAND, NY. THURSDAY MAY 19, 2011. Members of the American Legion Color Guard lined up at the Shelter Island ferry to welcome soldiers from the 1st Squadron , 71st Calvary Battalion of the the 1st Brigade, 10th Mountain Division as they visit the island to honor Lt. Joseph Theinert, who was killed in Afghanistan in June of 2010.

Fallen Shelter Island soldier honored

With pride and patriotism, the people of Shelter Island Thursday greeted soldiers who had served with 1st Lt. Joseph J. Theinert in Afghanistan, where he was killed nearly a year ago.

1st Lt. Joseph J. Theinert of Shelter Island,
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1st Lt. Joseph J. Theinert of Shelter Island, who died in Afghanistan.

(Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa)

"Banshee Troop" soldiers from the 1st Squadron, 71st Calvary Team, 10th Mountain Division spent an extended weekend in Shelter Island remembering and bonding with the community that was home to their own Lt. Joseph Theinert, who was killed while in Afghanistan last summer. (May 21, 2011)

(Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa)

"Banshee Troop" soldiers from the 1st Squadron, 71st Calvary Team, 10th Mountain Division spent an extended weekend in Shelter Island remembering and bonding with the community that was home to their own Lt. Joseph Theinert, who was killed while in Afghanistan last summer. (May 21, 2011)

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(Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa)

"Banshee Troop" soldiers from the 1st Squadron, 71st Calvary Team, 10th Mountain Division spent an extended weekend in Shelter Island remembering and bonding with the community that was home to their own Lt. Joseph Theinert, who was killed while in Afghanistan last summer. (May 21, 2011)

(Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa)

"Banshee Troop" soldiers from the 1st Squadron, 71st Calvary Team, 10th Mountain Division spent an extended weekend in Shelter Island remembering and bonding with the community that was home to their own Lt. Joseph Theinert, who was killed while in Afghanistan last summer. (May 21, 2011)

Walking
(Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa)

Walking

(Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa)

"Banshee Troop" soldiers from the 1st Squadron, 71st Calvary Team, 10th Mountain Division spent an extended weekend in Shelter Island remembering and bonding with the community that was home to their own Lt. Joseph Theinert, who was killed while in Afghanistan last summer. Soldiers take a walking tour in Sag Harbor with Theinert's mother Chrystyna Kestler. (May 21, 2011)

(Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa)

"Banshee Troop" soldiers from the 1st Squadron, 71st Calvary Team, 10th Mountain Division spent an extended weekend in Shelter Island remembering and bonding with the community that was home to their own Lt. Joseph, Theinert who was killed while in Afghanistan last summer. (May 21, 2011)

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(Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa)

"Banshee Troop" soldiers from the 1st Squadron, 71st Calvary Team, 10th Mountain Division spent an extended weekend in Shelter Island remembering and bonding with the community that was home to their own Lt. Joseph Theinert, who was killed while in Afghanistan last summer. (May 21, 2011)

(Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa)

"Banshee Troop" soldiers from the 1st Squadron, 71st Calvary Team, 10th Mountain Division spent an extended weekend in Shelter Island remembering and bonding with the community that was home to their own Lt. Joseph Theinert, who was killed while in Afghanistan last summer. Soldiers take a walking tour in Sag Harbor with Theinert's mother Chrystyna Kestler. (May 21, 2011)

(Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa)

"Banshee Troop" soldiers from the 1st Squadron, 71st Calvary Team, 10th Mountain Division spent an extended weekend in Shelter Island remembering and bonding with the community that was home to their own Lt. Joseph Theinert, who was killed while in Afghanistan last summer. (May 21, 2011)

(Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa)

"Banshee Troop" soldiers from the 1st Squadron, 71st Calvary Team, 10th Mountain Division spent an extended weekend in Shelter Island remembering and bonding with the community that was home to their own Lt. Joseph Theinert, who was killed while in Afghanistan last summer. (May 21, 2011)

SHELTER ISLAND, NY. SATURDAY MAY 21, 2011.
(Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa)

SHELTER ISLAND, NY. SATURDAY MAY 21, 2011. "Banshee Troop" soldiers from the 1st Squadron, 71st Calvary Team, 10th Mountain Division spent an extended weekend in Shelter Island remembering and bonding with the community that was home to their own Lt. Joseph Theinert, who was killed while in Afghanistan last summer.

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SHELTER ISLAND, NY. SATURDAY MAY 21, 2011.
(Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa)

SHELTER ISLAND, NY. SATURDAY MAY 21, 2011. "Banshee Troop" soldiers from the 1st Squadron, 71st Calvary Team, 10th Mountain Division spent an extended weekend in Shelter Island remembering and bonding with the community that was home to their own Lt. Joseph Theinert, who was killed while in Afghanistan last summer.

SHELTER ISLAND, NY. SATURDAY MAY 21, 2011.
(Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa)

SHELTER ISLAND, NY. SATURDAY MAY 21, 2011. "Banshee Troop" soldiers from the 1st Squadron, 71st Calvary Team, 10th Mountain Division spent an extended weekend in Shelter Island remembering and bonding with the community that was home to their own Lt. Joseph Theinert, who was killed while in Afghanistan last summer.

SHELTER ISLAND, NY. SATURDAY MAY 21, 2011.
(Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa)

SHELTER ISLAND, NY. SATURDAY MAY 21, 2011. "Banshee Troop" soldiers from the 1st Squadron, 71st Calvary Team, 10th Mountain Division spent an extended weekend in Shelter Island remembering and bonding with the community that was home to their own Lt. Joseph Theinert, who was killed while in Afghanistan last summer.

SHELTER ISLAND, NY. SATURDAY MAY 21, 2011.
(Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa)

SHELTER ISLAND, NY. SATURDAY MAY 21, 2011. "Banshee Troop" soldiers from the 1st Squadron, 71st Calvary Team, 10th Mountain Division spent an extended weekend in Shelter Island remembering and bonding with the community that was home to their own Lt. Joseph Theinert, who was killed while in Afghanistan last summer.

SHELTER ISLAND, NY. SATURDAY MAY 21, 2011.
(Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa)

SHELTER ISLAND, NY. SATURDAY MAY 21, 2011. "Banshee Troop" soldiers from the 1st Squadron, 71st Calvary Team, 10th Mountain Division spent an extended weekend in Shelter Island remembering and bonding with the community that was home to their own Lt. Joseph Theinert, who was killed while in Afghanistan last summer.

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SHELTER ISLAND, NY. SATURDAY MAY 21, 2011.
(Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa)

SHELTER ISLAND, NY. SATURDAY MAY 21, 2011. "Banshee Troop" soldiers from the 1st Squadron, 71st Calvary Team, 10th Mountain Division spent an extended weekend in Shelter Island remembering and bonding with the community that was home to their own Lt. Joseph Theinert, who was killed while in Afghanistan last summer.

SHELTER ISLAND, NY. SATURDAY MAY 21, 2011.
(Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa)

SHELTER ISLAND, NY. SATURDAY MAY 21, 2011. "Banshee Troop" soldiers from the 1st Squadron, 71st Calvary Team, 10th Mountain Division spent an extended weekend in Shelter Island remembering and bonding with the community that was home to their own Lt. Joseph Theinert, who was killed while in Afghanistan last summer.

SHELTER ISLAND, NY. THURSDAY MAY 19, 2011. Members
(Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa)

SHELTER ISLAND, NY. THURSDAY MAY 19, 2011. Members of the American Legion Color Guard lined up at the Shelter Island ferry to welcome soldiers from the 1st Squadron , 71st Calvary Battalion of the the 1st Brigade, 10th Mountain Division as they visit the island to honor Lt. Joseph Theinert, who was killed in Afghanistan in June of 2010.

SHELTER ISLAND, NY. THURSDAY MAY 19, 2011. Members
(Credit: Newsday/Alejandra Villa)

SHELTER ISLAND, NY. THURSDAY MAY 19, 2011. Members of the Shelter Island community welcome soldiers from the 1st Squadron , 71st Calvary Battalion of the the 1st Brigade, 10th Mountain Division as they visit the island to honor Lt. Joseph Theinert who was killed in Afghanistan in June of 2010.

SHELTER ISLAND, NY. THURSDAY MAY 19, 2011. Members
(Credit: Newsday/Alejandra Villa)

SHELTER ISLAND, NY. THURSDAY MAY 19, 2011. Members of the American Legion Color Guard lined up at the Shelter Island ferry to welcome soldiers from the 1st Squadron , 71st Calvary Battalion of the the 1st Brigade, 10th Mountain Division as they visit the island to honor Lt. Joseph Theinert who was killed in Afghanistan in June of 2010.

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SHELTER ISLAND, NY. THURSDAY MAY 19, 2011. Members
(Credit: Newsday/Alejandra Villa)

SHELTER ISLAND, NY. THURSDAY MAY 19, 2011. Members of the American Legion Color Guard lined up at the Shelter Island ferry to welcome soldiers from the 1st Squadron , 71st Calvary Battalion of the the 1st Brigade, 10th Mountain Division as they visit the island to honor Lt. Joseph Theinert who was killed in Afghanistan in June of 2010.

SHELTER ISLAND, NY. THURSDAY MAY 19, 2011. Members
(Credit: Newsday/Alejandra Villa)

SHELTER ISLAND, NY. THURSDAY MAY 19, 2011. Members of the 1st Squadron , 71st Calvary Battalion of the the 1st Brigade, 10th Mountain Division take a minute of silence to remember their own Lt. Joseph Theinert who was killed in Afghanistan in June of 2010.

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