United States Navy

"MURPH: The Protector"
12:00 am
Fri January 24, 2014

Local man co-produces documentary about Navy SEAL Lt. Michael P. Murphy

Local author Gary Williams has co-produced a moving documentary about the first American to receive the Medal of Honor for his service in Afghanistan. MURPH: The Protector tells the story of Navy SEAL Lt. Michael P. Murphy who in 2005 gave his life for his men during a gun battle with the Taliban in the remote mountains of Eastern Afghanistan. Our film expert, Larry Thomas, talks with Gary Williams about his book about Murphy, Seal of Honor, and how he became involved in the documentary project.

Focus on Technology
1:31 am
Fri September 28, 2012

Improving Amphibious Vehicles for the Navy

One of the amphibious hovercrafts.

Navy amphibious vehicles will soon be faster, more agile and better able to carry larger payloads for longer distances. That’s because two University of Dayton researchers are redesigning them as Ann Thompson reports in this week’s Focus on Technology.