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John and Dan Murphy, far left and second (Credit: Thomas A. Ferrara)

John and Dan Murphy, far left and second from left, help unveil a road sign dedicated to slain Navy Seal and Medal of Honor recipient Michael Murphy in Calverton National Cemetery. (Oct. 2, 2012)

Memorial for Michael Murphy, LI Navy SEAL

Soldiers and Long Islanders gathered to pay respects to Michael Murphy, a Navy SEAL from Long Island who died in Afghanistan.

John and Dan Murphy, far left and second
(Credit: Thomas A. Ferrara)

John and Dan Murphy, far left and second from left, help unveil a road sign dedicated to slain Navy Seal and Medal of Honor recipient Michael Murphy in Calverton National Cemetery. (Oct. 2, 2012)

Maureen Murphy has a quiet moment at the
(Credit: Thomas A. Ferrara)

Maureen Murphy has a quiet moment at the headstone of the Calverton grave site of her son, slain Navy Seal and Medal of Honor recipient Michael Murphy. (Oct. 2, 2012)

Crew members from the USS Michael Murphy gather
(Credit: Thomas A. Ferrara)

Crew members from the USS Michael Murphy gather around the Calverton grave site of the slain Navy Seal and Medal of Honor recipient. (Oct. 2, 2012)

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Cmdr. Tom Shultz, left, commanding officer of the
(Credit: Thomas A. Ferrara)

Cmdr. Tom Shultz, left, commanding officer of the USS Michael Murphy places a flowered lei at the Calverton grave site. Beside him are Michael's mother, Maureen Murphy, and Command Master Chief Matt Danforth.

Cmdr. Tom Shultz puts a lei on Murphy's
(Credit: Thomas A. Ferrara)

Cmdr. Tom Shultz puts a lei on Murphy's grave. (Oct. 2, 2012)

Crew members from the USS Michael Murphy, an
(Credit: Thomas A. Ferrara)

Crew members from the USS Michael Murphy, an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer. (Oct. 2, 2012)

Veterans salute at the Calverton grave site of
(Credit: Thomas A. Ferrara)

Veterans salute at the Calverton grave site of Michael Murphy (Oct. 2, 2012)

A crew member places a lei on Murphy's
(Credit: Thomas A. Ferrara)

A crew member places a lei on Murphy's grave. (Oct. 2, 2012)

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Jessica Delfelder of Kansas, a crew member of
(Credit: Thomas A. Ferrara)

Jessica Delfelder of Kansas, a crew member of the USS Michael Murphy, places a lei at the grave.

Dan and Maureen Murphy place flowers at the
(Credit: Thomas A. Ferrara)

Dan and Maureen Murphy place flowers at the Calverton grave site of their son. (Oct. 2, 2012)

The Calverton grave of slain Navy Seal and
(Credit: Thomas A. Ferrara)

The Calverton grave of slain Navy Seal and Medal of Honor recipient Michael Murphy. (Oct. 2, 2012)

Crew members from the USS Michael Murphy. (Oct.
(Credit: Thomas A. Ferrara)

Crew members from the USS Michael Murphy. (Oct. 2, 2012)

Crew members from the USS Michael Murphy. (Oct.
(Credit: Thomas A. Ferrara)

Crew members from the USS Michael Murphy. (Oct. 2, 2012)

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