United States Navy http://wvxu.org en Local man co-produces documentary about Navy SEAL Lt. Michael P. Murphy http://wvxu.org/post/local-man-co-produces-documentary-about-navy-seal-lt-michael-p-murphy <p>Local author <strong>Gary Williams</strong> has co-produced a moving documentary about the first American to receive the Medal of Honor for his service in Afghanistan. <a href="http://www.murphmovie.com/"><strong>MURPH: The Protector</strong> </a>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, <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Seal-Honor-Operation-Michael-Murphy/dp/1591149657/ref=sr_1_1?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;s=books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1389905753&amp;sr=1-1"><strong>Seal of Honor</strong></a>, and how he became involved in the documentary project.</p><p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 05:00:10 +0000 Larry Thomas 22128 at http://wvxu.org Local man co-produces documentary about Navy SEAL Lt. Michael P. Murphy Improving Amphibious Vehicles for the Navy http://wvxu.org/post/improving-amphibious-vehicles-navy <p>Navy amphibious vehicles will soon be faster, more agile and better able to carry larger payloads for longer distances. That’s because two <a href="http://www.udri.udayton.edu/Pages/home.aspx">University of Dayton</a> researchers are redesigning them as Ann Thompson reports in this week’s <strong>Focus on Technology</strong>.</p> Fri, 28 Sep 2012 05:31:10 +0000 Ann Thompson 4404 at http://wvxu.org Improving Amphibious Vehicles for the Navy