Video: NBC News salutes MOH winner Lt. Michael Murphy

The first Medal of Honor recipient of the Afghan war, killed in a firefight with the Taliban that saw two of his three team members die alongside him and then 16 more soldiers, eight of them Navy SEALs, perish when an RPG hit the Chinook that was carrying them to the scene as reinforcements. According to the LA Times, it was the bloodiest day for Navy special ops since World War II. Murphy

Bush will award the medal to his parents next Monday. In case you’re unfamiliar with what he did to earn the award, I won’t spoil it; just watch and marvel. Kudos to NBC for putting this together. Click the image to watch.


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