Michael C. Murphrey

Tags: Army , DOD Releases , OEF , Texas

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