Lt. Michael Patrick Murphy ~ Navy Seal ~ Medal of Honor. I took this picture of Murphy's memorial a while back. When i was editing the image i found that the high contrast black and white felt more fitting. It really is a beautiful memorial.
Navy Lt. (SEAL) Michael P. Murphy Died June 28, 2005 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom 29, of Patchogue, N.Y.; assigned to SEAL Delivery Vehicle Team 1, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; killed June 28 while conducting counter-terrorism operations in Kunar province, Afghanistan. Coalition forces located his remains while conducting a combat search-and-rescue operation July 4 in Kunar province.