Photo: Illustration honoring SEAL Mike Murphy, Medal of Honor Winner
Category: Michael P. Murphy
Today, we add Lieutenant Michael Murphy’s name to the list of recipients who have made the ultimate sacrifice. Deep in the mountains of Afghanistan, this brave officer gave his life in defense of his fellow Navy SEALs. Two years later, the story of his sacrifice humbles and inspires all who hear it. And by presenting Michael Murphy’s family with the Medal of Honor that he earned, a grateful nation remembers the courage of this proud Navy SEAL.
I’ve done some rearranging of categories to put all the posts directly related to the three Medal of Honor winners in the War on Terror into one category. WOT-Medal of Honor Citations: *DUNHAM, JASON L. Rank and Organization: Corporal, United States Marine Corps For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above […]
The White House announced Oct. 11 that the family of U.S. Navy SEAL, Lt. Michael P. Murphy will be presented the U.S. Navy Medal of Honor, awarded posthumously, during a ceremony at the White House Oct. 22.
The Medal of Honor is the nationâ€™s highest military award for valor in action against an enemy force which can be bestowed upon an individual serving in the Armed Services of the United States.