It's a little early but mark your calanders for this one honoring a Long Island native, US NAvy SEAL Michael Murphy of Patchogue.
The commissioning of the USS Michael Murphy DDG-112 will take place on Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 10:00 am . Due to force protection issues and limited space, it will be “by invitation only” Details on the registration process which will be web based will be posted on the http://www.theussmichaelmurphy.org site when available. The registration web site should be up and running in about 6 weeks. There will be a post commissioning reception after the ceremony.