Murphy, who served in the Air Force during the Vietnam War, is the longtime president of the Immaculate Conception Youth Programs (ICYP), a local sports league for kids in Astoria.
He was chosen for the honor by State Senator Michael Gianaris.
“Bob Murphy has a lifetime of committed service to our country and our community,” Gianaris says. “I could not be prouder than to select him for the Veterans Hall of Fame.”
Murphy is a native of Sunset Park. He served in the Air Force from 1966 and 1970.
He has led ICYP since 2003.