MICHAEL T MURPHY
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HONORED ON PANEL 36W, LINE 12 OF THE WALL

MICHAEL THOMAS MURPHY

WALL NAME

MICHAEL T MURPHY

PANEL / LINE

36W/12

DATE OF BIRTH

01/16/1948

CASUALTY PROVINCE

HUA NGHIA

DATE OF CASUALTY

12/12/1968

HOME OF RECORD

EL PASO

COUNTY OF RECORD

El Paso County

STATE

TX

BRANCH OF SERVICE

ARMY

RANK

WO

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REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR MICHAEL THOMAS MURPHY
POSTED ON 1.3.2007
POSTED BY: Nam Vet 2/502 Infantry 101st Airborne

NEVER FORGOTTEN

FOREVER REMEMBERED

"If you are able, save for them a place inside of you....and save one backward glance when you are leaving for the places they can no longer go.....Be not ashamed to say you loved them....
Take what they have left and what they have taught you with their dying and keep it with your own....And in that time when men decide and feel safe to call the war insane, take one moment to embrace those gentle heroes you left behind...."

Quote from a letter home by Maj. Michael Davis O'Donnell
KIA 24 March 1970. Distinguished Flying Cross: Shot down and Killed while attempting to rescue 8 fellow soldiers surrounded by attacking enemy forces.

We Nam Brothers pause to give a backward glance, and post this remembrance to you , one of the gentle heroes and patriots lost to the War in Vietnam:

Slip off that pack. Set it down by the crooked trail. Drop your steel pot alongside. Shed those magazine-ladened bandoliers away from your sweat-soaked shirt. Lay that silent weapon down and step out of the heat. Feel the soothing cool breeze right down to your soul ... and rest forever in the shade of our love, brother.

From your Nam-Band-Of-Brothers
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POSTED ON 4.13.2003
POSTED BY: Robert Sage

We Remember

Michael is buried in Ft Bliss National Cem,el Paso Co,TX.
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POSTED ON 12.12.2002
POSTED BY: cblake

Michael Thomas Murphy

I have never heard your name before but I feel everyone here needs some acknowledgement of their ultimate sacrifice for our country. You died much too young. You most likely were just out of school. You had a life that deserved many more years. You left behind people who loved you and who, I imagine still feel the pain of your loss to this day. I hope they have comfort in knowing you are at rest and that they will someday see you again in a much better place.

Your courage and efforts in Viet Nam will never be forgotten in my heart and in a multitude of others who have the utmost respect and honor for the soldiers who lost their lives there.

In peace always
December 2002
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