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Fascinating US -- -- commission today.
And it is named after a very special New York native on -- -- -- -- -- said christening earlier but its commissioning golf course and a coin is live at pier 88 in New York City with more on this big event good morning and a good morning guys and patriotism is on high the USS Michael -- a magnificent sight to see behind me the commissioning ceremony.
Is it just moments away it's a 500 intent but naval destroyer being named after a 29 year old American hero Michael Murphy was killed during a firefight.
It's going down in history is the single deadliest day in America naval warfare since World War II.
A Long Island native and navy seal Michael Murphy was the first American to be awarded -- medal of honor during the Afghanistan war.
After he was killed during an ambush in Afghanistan that happened on June the 28 2005.
Leading -- -- -- -- tracking down a key Taliban leader after being shot in the back Murphy left to protected position to get a signal.
To radio for back -- Murphy -- two other seals were killed that day along with sixteen of his rescuers.
Which also included seals the night stoppers -- their helicopter was shot.
Michael Murphy's mother Maureen says she is honored to be the ship's sponsor.
This hauling your heart that just never heals you just party -- that's missing.
Even I know spiritually he's here I physically miss my mind and some Sunday secondhand Clinton -- is it just.
It just brings it back to the day when all that tragedy happened.
And it Murphy hopes that they nearly 300 crew members aboard the USS Michael Murphy will vote.
-- like -- -- serving with honor and loyalty.
Earlier this week through how to -- ceremony because the -- home court will be in Hawaii.
Here's someone that's that was you know really the same ages.
As well as all the sailors on board their ship one of our -- -- -- -- just like you and me.
And that's you know and -- understanding the sacrifice that he made that's something that inspires all of us to make this at the best we can't.
And that's makes in this commissioning ceremony is getting going in just -- it's it's a very interesting story not only navy seal to survive.
Has written a book called lone survivor about that that's fatal day back in 2005.
It is being made into a movie that's going to be starring Mark Wahlberg.
-- What an important day Adam thanks so much for bringing it to our.
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