Listen Live on  

NewsRadio WHAM 1180

Rochester's News, Weather & Traffic Station

Todd Heisler's "Final Salute"

While a staff photographer at the Rocky Mountain News, Heisler (now at The New York Times) spent a year documenting the work of Major Steve Beck and the Marine Honor Guard who handle family notifications and the funerals of Marines killed during the Iraq War. At a time when the Pentagon barred photographers from covering the return of military caskets to Dover Air Force Base, Heisler’s “Final Salute” provided a rare and intimate look at the dignity of military funeral rites.

Recommended Stories

More from NewsRadio WHAM 1180