Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Cmdr. Herrmann of USS New York lays Command Coin

NEW YORK (May 28, 2011) Cmdr. William Herrmann, commanding officer of the amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21), places a command coin on the grave of Medal of Honor recipient Lt. Michael P. Murphy. Murphy, a SEAL and New York native, was killed on active duty in 2005. New York has 7.5 tons of steel salvaged from the World Trade Center towers forged into her bow and is participating in the 24th annual Fleet Week New York. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Corey Lewis/Released)

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