I don't know if anybody saw this memorial to 1Lt Michael P Murphy after it was vandalized by some stupid 14 year old puke.
An unnamed 14-year-old was arrested on Friday at approximately 3:00 a.m. after destroying Lt. Michael P. Murphy’s memorial at his namesake park in Lake Ronkonkoma. See More
Lieutenant Murphy was a native of Patchogue, Long Island. He served as a Navy SEAL until he was killed on June 28, 2005, in a battle between his 4-man team and over 30 Afghan fighters. He was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor—the first member of the Navy to receive it since the Vietnam War.
Famed Lone Survivor author Marcus Lutrell served with Murphy, and called the youth a “coward” for his act of vandalism. Meanwhile, thousands have offered to donate money to have the memorial restored. Fortunately, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says those efforts will be unnecessary, as the state will pay for its replacement.
“The people of this state and this nation owe Lt. Murphy a debt of gratitude, and I personally thank him for his service,” he said.
At least the NY Governor, Cuomo has said that the state will pay for the replacement of the memorial...