Michael P. Murphy

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Birthday
7, 1976
Birthplace
Long Island, NY
Death Date
Jun 28, 2005 (29)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
7, 1976
Birthplace
Long Island, NY
Death Date
Jun 28, 2005 (29)

About

Navy SEAL who fought in Afghanistan and was awarded the Medal of Honor for his bravery in Operation Red Wings.

Before Fame

He led a four-man SEAL reconnaissance team to capture an Afghan warlord; however, his men were ambushed.

Trivia

He had a U.S. warship and a post office named in his honor. His alma mater, Penn State, also dedicated a plaza to him.

Family Life

He was born into an Irish-American family in Smithtown, New York.

Associated With

He died during Operation Red Wings. Marcus Luttrel was the only survivor of the operation.