Lt. Cmdr. Patrick Jude Murphy
Hometown: Flossmoor, Ill., USA
Occupation: U.S. Navy, U.S. Navy
Location: Ground, Pentagon
"When he was on active duty, he was an officer on the submarine USS Daniel Webster. That was the last submarine he was assigned to--after three years on the USS Sandlance--and its logo was on the belt buckle. He treasured it. It was found with his body." Masako Murphy, wife
Source: The Washington Post, AP and washingtonpost.com
The profiles in this feature were written in the months following Sept. 11, 2001.
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