28 June 2005, 10 years ago today, Michael P. Murphy, made the ultimate sacrifice by exposing himself to the enemy to establish communications for his team during Operation Red Wings. His heroic acts earn him the MOH.
LT Michael Murphy, Medal of Honor, silver star, purple heart~ the first member of the U.S. Navy to receive the award since the Vietnam War. He was killed June 28, 2005 after exposing himself to enemy fire and knowingly leaving his position of cover to get a clear signal in order to communicate with his headquarters. He provided his unit’s location and requested immediate support for his element and then returned to his position to continue fighting until he died from his wounds.
"He Was (a Ray Lafayette Novel)" Review! "Lowrie has a knack for telling a story. This book allowed me to walk the path of another and in doing so learn more about myself." - P. Michael Murphy https://www.amazon.com/He-Was-Ray-Lafayette-Novel/dp/0990362612
#SEALOfHonor .... Honoring Navy SEAL LT Michael Murphy who selflessly sacrificed his life eleven years ago today in Afghanistan during Operation Red Wings for our great Country on June 28, 2005. Please help me honor him so that he is not forgotten. http://www.iraqwarheroes.org/murphym.htm
Murph: The Protector Blu-ray on sale 7 January 2014. Based on the extraordinary life and character of LT Michael Murphy, a Navy SEAL of incredible courage who gave his life for his men; he was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor. From his childhood days to his ultimate sacrifice for his fellow SEALs, Michael Murphy led a life based on honor, integrity and dedication to others. This film will ensure his legacy of putting others first is never forgotten. #Navy #SEAL #CMOH #Hero
Members of a the Patriot Guard Riders from Texas flew in today to present an amazing painting of Lt. Michael Murphy to his family. Lt. Murphy's mother Maureen cares for veterans as an employee here at Northport VAMC. Check out his medal citation for the Medal of Honor. http://www.cmohs.org/recipient-detail/2199/murphy-michael-p.php