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Newest destroyer due at Pearl docks bears hero's name

The USS Michael Murphy is scheduled to arrive Wednesday

By William Cole

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Nov 20, 2012

~~<p>The destroyer named for a Pearl Harbor SEAL who gave his life for fellow commandos in Af&shy;ghani&shy;stan will pull into its new home port in Hawaii on Wednesday morning.</p>
<p>The ship honors Lt. Michael P. Murphy, who was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions during Operation Red Wings in Af&shy;ghani&shy;stan on June 28, 2005.</p>
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The destroyer named for a Pearl Harbor SEAL who gave his life for fellow commandos in Af­ghani­stan will pull into its new home port in Hawaii on Wednesday morning.

The ship honors Lt. Michael P. Murphy, who was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions during Operation Red Wings in Af­ghani­stan on June 28, 2005. Login for more...



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