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Ship reaches Pearl bearing hero's name

By William Cole

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Nov 22, 2012

~~<p>More than 30 SEALs, several hundred family members and other sailors, hula dancers and a brass band greeted the Navy's newest destroyer, the USS Michael Murphy, as it arrived at its new home port at Pearl Harbor Wednesday morning.</p>
<p>The ship memorializes the heroism of Lt. Michael Murphy, 29, who was with SEAL Delivery Vehicle Team 1 out of Hawaii, and who gave his life for fellow SEALs on a mission in the mountains of eastern Afghanistan on June 28, 2005. Murphy posthumously received the Medal of Honor.</p>
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More than 30 SEALs, several hundred family members and other sailors, hula dancers and a brass band greeted the Navy's newest destroyer, the USS Michael Murphy, as it arrived at its new home port at Pearl Harbor Wednesday morning.

The ship memorializes the heroism of Lt. Michael Murphy, 29, who was with SEAL Delivery Vehicle Team 1 out of Hawaii, and who gave his life for fellow SEALs on a mission in the mountains of eastern Afghanistan on June 28, 2005. Murphy posthumously received the Medal of Honor. Login for more...



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