Free Republic 1st Quarter Fundraising Target: $88,000 Receipts & Pledges to-date: $51,590
Woo hoo!! And we're now over 58%!! Thank you all very much!!

Keyword: ltmichaelmurphy

Brevity: Headers | « Text »
  • The Navy's Newest Guided Missile Destroyer Is A Deadly Beauty

    10/06/2012 2:14:18 PM PDT · by Evil Slayer · 51 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 10/5/12 | Daniel Goodman
    The U.S. Navy's newest destroyer class warship, the 510-foot USS Michael Murphy, recently laid anchor at New York City's Pier 88 for its commissioning ceremony. On Saturday, the ship will participate in a long standing naval tradition, the commissioning ceremony, which marks the moment a new ship is formally placed in active service. Of course, we will be there tomorrow to cover the action. The US Navy will also be live streaming the event. The new ship consists of a crew of 290 well-trained Navy service-men and -women led by Commander Thomas E. Shultz. The ship is named after Navy...
  • Slain Patchogue [NY] sailor to get Medal of Honor

    10/11/2007 12:39:12 PM PDT · by SOLTC · 55 replies · 1,387+ views
    Newsday ^ | 10/11/07 | MARTIN C. EVANS
    WASHINGTON - President George W. Bush will grant the nation's highest military honor to Lt. Michael P. Murphy, a Navy SEAL from Patchogue who was killed on a mountainside in Afghanistan as he tried to save his fellow warriors in June 2005, the White House announced Thursday.