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Army Lt. Joseph Theinert on patrol in Afghanistan,
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Army Lt. Joseph Theinert on patrol in Afghanistan, where he was killed on June 3, 2010, when his vehicle was hit by a rocket-propelled grenade.(Credit: Getty Images)

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Long Island troops in Afghanistan

In 2008 and 2009, photojournalist Charles Eckert traveled to Afghanistan twice to photograph local troops training Afghan national security forces and fighting the Taliban.

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