071021-N-2653P-249 ARLINGTON, Va. (Oct. 21, 2007) ? Daniel Murphy, father of Navy SEAL Lt. Michael Murphy lays a wreath at the grave of Navy Lt. Michael McGreevy, during a visit to Arlington National Cemetery. The same enemy forces that killed Lt. Murphy, also shot down the helicopter McGreevy and 15 others were traveling in near Asadabad, Afghanistan. Daniel and Maureen Murphy will accept the Medal on Honor of behalf of their son during a ceremony at the White House on Oct. 22, 2007. Lt. Murphy was killed June 28, 2005, during a reconnaissance mission while exposing himself to enemy fire in order to call in support after his four-man team came under attack by enemy forces. Murphy is the first service member to receive the honor for actions during Operation Enduring Freedom and the first Navy recipient of the medal since Vietnam. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist James Pinsky (RELEASED)

“This time next year, we will mark the final Memorial Day of our war in Afghanistan.”
— President Barack Obama in remarks Monday commemorating Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery.
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