Warship to be named after fallen Navy SEAL from Patchogue

A fallen Navy SEAL from Patchogue will receive a special honor this weekend.A warship is being named after Lieutenant Michael Murphy.The U.S.S. Michael Murphy will

PATCHOGUE - A fallen Navy SEAL from Patchogue will receive a special honor this weekend.

A warship is being named after Lieutenant Michael Murphy.

The U.S.S. Michael Murphy will be commissioned tomorrow in Maine.

As News 12 Long Island has reported, Murphy was killed in Afghanistan in 2005 while saving three of his comrades.

Murphy was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor.

News 12 Long Island's Virginia Huie will be in Maine for the dedication this weekend.

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