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Well remembering -- fallen hero with a tribute forged in steel it's impressive when you see it.
US navy seal Michael Murphy died in an ambush in Afghanistan 2005 surrounded and outnumbered by the Taliban he exposed himself.
To enemy fire by stepping into the clearing to call for reinforcements.
And then helped rescue -- wounded comrade.
And for his courage and sacrifice lieutenant Murphy posthumously received the medal of honor and today the United States navy commissioned a new warship.
The USS Michael Murphy.
The commander of the destroyer saying that ship is ready for duty.
USS Michael Murphy racing commission.
And -- in command.
Ceremony honoring his heroism taking place in the shadow of ground zero.
And a quite let us live here radiation.
New York City and and a New York lawmakers and military dignitaries were there to pay tribute but this was particularly touching for the fans.
-- certainly Harris 29 year old Michael Murphy's mother Maureen says that.
Her son medal of honor recipient would have been so pleased to have been able to see the ceremony commissioning.
The USS Michael Murphy earlier this morning he has quite the heroic story to tell on June the 28 2005.
Navy seal Michael Murphy.
Was leading a four man team trying to track down -- -- Taliban leader after being shot in the back Murphy left a protected position to get a signal to radio for back that.
Until Michael Murphy found -- time to say thank you.
In his final transmission.
Directing assistance he was very loyal to his friends.
And those boys out there -- his brother's.
Murphy and two other Navy SEALs were killed that day along with sixteen of his rescuers which also included seals and night stalkers.
When their helicopter was shot down.
Going out into the open to make that call to help this man taking.
Taking fire while he was making that call and -- not turning back knowing that he had to make that call and that's something that now inspires us.
And it's true width 300 will be here here's the New York City and till Tuesday.
Well what more can you tell us about the newest member of our fleet and a.
Well -- -- -- is going to be in Pearl Harbor Hawaii in the USS Michael Murphy is up 500 in and let.
Naval warship missile destroyer it is designed operated multi threat air surface and subsurface environments.
The ship weighs about 9200.
Times it can reach speeds above.
Thirty knots now the cost of the USS Michael Murphy -- one point one billion dollars very impressive and equipment live for us tonight thank you very much.
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