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(Additional information provided by the Murphy Family) Navy SEAL Lt. Murphy was the leader of a SEAL team on the ground in the mountains along the Afghanistan/Pakistan border. He and 2 other members of his team were killed when they came under hostile fire with Taliban insurgents. A rescue team of 8 SEAL team members and 8 Army special forces soldiers was dispatched to rescue Lt. Murphy and his team; they were also killed in this mission when their transport Chinook helicopter was...
Major Ed W. Freeman (U.S. Army, Retired) Medal of Honor Recipient Major Ed W. Freeman (U.S. Army, Retired), passed away on Aug. 20, 2008 at St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise, Idaho, due to complications from Parkinson's Disease. He was 80 years old. Ed was born on Nov. 20, 1927 to William Ed and Caroline Freeman in Neely, Miss.; the sixth of nine children. He married Barbara Morgan on April 30, 1954. Ed and Barbara had two sons, Mike, born in 1956 and Doug, born in 1962. At age...
Lexington police officer Bryan J. Durman, 27, died after being struck Thursday night by a hit-and-run driver. Officer Bryan J. Durman, 27, was responding to noise ordinance violation call about 10 p.m. at the corner of Limestone and Alabama Street. While investigating a vehicle that had reportedly been playing music too loudly, Durman was hit by a sport-utility vehicle, police said. Durman had served Lexington since December, 2007. He was fluent in Spanish and was described as "always...
Silvestre Herrera Obituary (AZCentral)

Silvestre Herrera, 91, a Mexico-born recipient of...

George Day Obituary (AP News)

MIAMI (AP) — Retired Col. George "Bud" Day, a...

Raymond Davis Obituary (Atlanta)

Family-Placed Death Notice GENERAL RAYMOND...

Van Barfoot Obituary (AP News)

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A World War II Medal of...

Joe Foss Obituary (LATimes)

Foss, Joe (1915-2003) Joe Foss: war hero,...

Daniel Inouye Obituary (AP News)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Daniel Inouye of Hawaii,...

Jack Lucas Obituary (SUNHERALD)

Jack Lucas, who at 14 lied his way into military...

Walter Ehlers Obituary (AP News)

LOS ANGELES (AP) - During the historic D-Day...

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