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Sergeant First Class Louis J. Murphy

Sergeant First Class Louis J. Murphy, an Army veteran with over twenty years service, died of a heart attack on July 30, 1964, while on active duty at Fort George G. Meade. At the time of his death, SFC Murphy was the NCOIC of the Intramural Program, Special Services Sports Division. Due to his many contributions to the program, the installation Field House was named in his honor.

Sergeant First Class Murphy is remembered for his outstanding devotion to duty while assigned to the Fort Meade Special Sports Division and particularly for his dedicated efforts in assisting the military personnel of this installation in the Sports Facility. SFC Murphy was a tireless worker spending much of his personal off-duty time helping individuals with various sports rules and regulations. SFC Murphy was liked by all who came in contact with him.

From the dedication program for Louis J. Murphy Field House, Fort George G. Meade, MD, March 12, 1973.

By devoting so much of his time and energy to the welfare of the military personnel stationed at Fort Meade, Sergeant First Class Louis J. Murphy treated his fellow service members with the respect they deserved.

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