MURPH: The Protector is a documentary that tells the true story of Navy Lt. Michael Murphy, who joined the Navy Seals and fought overseas in Operation Enduring Freedom. Family members, friends and other people who knew “Murph” tell the story of the man who, due to his bravery in combat, would be posthumously awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor.
MURPH: The Protector is a feature-length documentary based on LT Michael Murphy’s entire life of honor, courage and commitment, as told by his friends, family and teammates.
Michael was raised in Patchogue, New York, attended Penn State University and then joined the U.S. Navy to serve in the SEAL Teams. He gave his life for his men in 2005 and was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor in 2007.