Sunday, September 06, 2009

Army Staff Sgt. Michael C. Murphrey

Remember Our Heroes

Army Staff Sgt. Michael C. Murphrey, 25, of Snyder, Texas

SSgt Murphrey was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, Fort Richardson, Alaska; died Sept. 6, 2009 in Paktika province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.

News West 9 -- SNYDER- An update on the death of a West Texas Soldier NewsWest 9 told you about on Tuesday night.

25-year-old Staff Sergeant Michael Murphrey from Snyder will be honored with a moment of silence at the next home football game in Snyder.

NewsWest 9 talked to Sergeant Murphrey's high school football coach.

He said he watched Murphrey grow up and become an outstanding, West Texas, All-American man.

Murphrey leaves behind a wife and two children

Army Staff Sgt. Michael C. Murphrey was killed in action on 9/06/09.


Anonymous said...

I graduated with Michael. He was an amazing young man. I am so honored to have known him even if it was only for the 4 brief years we enjoyed in High School. Michael was always a helping hand. Rest In Peace. God Bless You. Heaven gained a hero!

Joseph Kidd said...

A post for six U.S. Soldiers...
Darryn Andrews, 34, of Dallas, Texas
Clayton Bowen, 29, of San Antonio, Texas
Kurt Curtiss, 27, of Murray, Utah
Matthew Martinek, 20, of DeKalb, Ill.
Michael Murphrey, 25, of Snyder, Texas
Morris Walker, 23, of Chapel Hill, N.C.
It is up to us to honor them and keep their memory alive.
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