Monday, April 16, 2007

our thoughts and prayers

are with the family and friends of cmdr. philip a murphy-sweet

Former Groton sailor dies in Iraq

(Groton-WTNH) _ Cmdr. Philip A. Murphy-Sweet of Caldwell, Idaho, died April 7th in a vehicle that was struck by a roadside bomb near Baghdad.
Murphy-Sweet, a 16-year veteran with the U.S. Navy, attended the Naval Submarine School in Groton in 1992.
Murphy-Sweet had volunteered for six-month tour in Iraq and was killed with less than a month to go before his return home.

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