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More coverage: Lt. Michael Murphy

Lt. Michael Murphy, a SEAL who was killed in Afghanistan in 2005 while tracking a high-ranking terrorist, had been a member of a force that counts only 2,500 members. He was awarded the Medal of Honor, the nation's highest award, by President George W. Bush in 2007.

Copy photo of slain Navy Lt. Michael Murphy

Copy photo of slain Navy Lt. Michael Murphy of Patchogue courtesy of the family. Murphy was killed in Afghanistan on June 28, 2005.