Navy SEAL Lt. Michael Murphy honored at 14th annual Lake Ronkonkoma race

Murphy died in 2005 saving others during a mission in Afghanistan. 

News 12 Staff

Jun 24, 2023, 10:42 AM

Updated 306 days ago

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A tribute to an American hero was held in Lake Ronkonkoma Saturday morning, 
The 14th annual Run Around the Lake was held in memory of Navy SEAL Lt. Michael Murphy. 
The Patchogue man used to swim across the lake as he trained to become a Navy SEAL. 
Murphy died in 2005 saving others during a mission in Afghanistan. 
He was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor. 


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