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LTC Stanley J Murphy
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Birth: unknown
Death: Mar. 13, 2013
Bossier City
Bossier Parish
Louisiana, USA

Lt. Col Stanley J. Murphy

Haughton, LA Lt. Col. Stanley J. Murphy of Haughton, LA passed away on Sunday, March 13 at the NWLA War Veterans Home in Bossier City. He is survived by his spouse of 65 years, Virginia Murphy and two children, CAPT John Murphy, USN/Retired and Cheryl Richards. One other daughter, Linda Dunham, passed away in 2008. Lt. Col. Murphy was a 29 year veteran of the u.s. Air Force. He received his pilot wings at Randolph AFB, San Antonio, TX following Aviation Cadet training in 1943. Following flight training, Lt. Col. Murphy flew the B-24, B-25, B/A-26, B-57, T-33, B-66 and the KC-135. Since 1959, Lt.Col. Murphy served with the Strategic Air Command (SAC) at Griffiss AFB, Rome NY, Barksdale AFB, Bossier City, LA and Fairchild AFB, Spokane WA as a Command Pilot in the Combat Evaluation Group and Standardization Divisions. Lt. Col. Murphy is a highly decorated combat veteran of WWII, the Korean War and Vietnam. He received the Purple Heart from anti-aircraft fire during a low level bombing mission in Korea. He was a loving and devoted husband and father and friend to all and will be sorely missed by his family and friends.

Boone Funeral Home
Bossier City, LA
boonefh.com 742-5361
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LTC - Lieutenant Colonel (O-5) US Army Air Forces (USAAF) World War II, US Air Force Korea, Vietnam highly decorated combat veteran awarded the Purple Heart medal, and more...
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US Postal Service retired Distribution Clerk (O-5) at the General Mail Facility (GMF) 2400 Texas Ave., Shreveport, LA. 71102-9998. 
 
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Created by: JB BERRY
Record added: Mar 18, 2013
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LTC Stanley J Murphy
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The Korean Service Medal (KSM) is a decoration of the United States military and was created in November 1950 by executive order of President Harry Truman. The Korean Service Medal is the primary United States decoration for participation in the Korean Wa...(Read more)
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 Added: Apr. 9, 2013
U.S. Air Force Motto - "UNO AB ALTO - One Overall", "Above All" as of 2008. We the people, thank you for your service in defense of freedom. R.I.P. Colonel Murphy.
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 Added: Mar. 20, 2013
The World War II Victory Medal is a decoration of the United States military which was created by an act of Congress in July 1945. The decoration commemorates military service during the Second World War and is awarded to any member of the United States m...(Read more)
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