Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Lt. Michael Murphy Honored

President Bush presents the Medal fo Honor to Daniel and Maureen Murphy, parents of the late Lt. Michael Murphy, at a White House ceremony. The nation's highest military honor for valor was awarded posthumously to Murphy, 29, of Patchogue, N.Y.- the first given for combat in Afghanistan. The Navy SEAL gave his life in June 2005 to make a radio call for help for his team. Mark Wilson, Getty Images


Maureen Murphy, mother of Navy Seal Lt. Michael Murphy of Patchogue, N.Y., accepts a posthumously-awarded Medal of Honor for her son from President Bush in the East Room of the White House. Murphy was given the medal for his combat service in Afghanistan.
Pablo Martinez Monsivais - AP

Flopping Aces:
The Bravery of Our Navy Seals
Mark Levin on Lt. Michael P. Murphy
Lt. Michael P. Murphy Awarded the Medal of Honor (plus links to previous posts)

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1 Comments:

Blogger Dee said...

We have so many honorable men like this who have sacrificed so much for us. It is too bad people like Pete Stark don't "get it".

Tuesday, October 23, 2007 9:43:00 PM  

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