Rank: Lance corporal
Branch of service: Marines
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High school: Freedom High, Class of 2003
Currently serving in: Iraq
Family: Mother and stepfather, Lupe and Dwane Gwin of Hilmar; father, Robert Murphy of Delhi
Of note: This is Murphy's second year in the Marines, but his first on deployment; he is stationed at Camp Pendleton.
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P.O. Box 5256
Modesto, CA 95352
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