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Posted on: June 29, 2022

Supervisor Romaine Attends LT Michael P. Murphy Navy SEAL Museum Dedication in West Sayville

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Farmingville, NY – -NY - On June 28, Supervisor Ed Romaine was on hand for the dedication ceremony of the LT Michael P. Murphy Navy SEAL Museum and Sea Cadet Training Center located at 50 West Avenue in West Sayville. LT Murphy, a Navy Seal from Patchogue, was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for protecting the lives of his fellow SEALs during an intense firefight in the hills of Afghanistan in 2005. The museum, which is only the second of its kind in the United States, will display and preserve the history and legacy of the Navy Special Warfare Operators (SEALs). The new facility will also serve as a training center for Naval Sea Cadets.

Pictured left to right are Suffolk County Legislator Nick Carracappa; Suffolk County Legislator, Kevin McCaffrey; Dr. Donald C. Winter, 74th Secretary of the Navy; Suffolk County Executive, Steve Bellone; Daniel Murphy, father of LT Murphy; Supervisor Ed Romaine and Vice Admiral (Retired) Joe Maguire, Commander, Naval Special Warfare Command 2004-2007.
Navy Seal Museum group photo

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