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Banshee Troop gets warm welcome on visit to Theinert’s hometown

Members of Banshee Troop, 1st Squadron, 71st Calvary Battalion of the 1st Brigade, 10th Mountain Division arrived on Shelter Island Thursday for a weekend visit. The troop served with Shelter Island’s Lt. Joseph Theinert who was killed in combat on June 4, 2010.

A flag was raised over the entrance from the South Ferry on Shelter Island Thursday in anticipation of the Banshee Troop arrival.
CARRIE ANN SALVI PHOTO | A flag was raised over the entrance from the South Ferry on Shelter Island Thursday in anticipation of the Banshee Troop arrival.



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