EXETER, N.H. — For the second time in two months, a New Hampshire monument honoring a fallen U.S. Navy SEAL has been vandalized.

A porcelain picture of Daniel Healy on the Exeter monument has been smashed to pieces. The image was recently replaced.

Healy died on a rescue mission in Afghanistan in 2005. The monument and a bridge over Route 101 were dedicated to him in 2009.

The monument stands at the Exeter Recreational Pool, now named the Daniel R. Healy Memorial Pool, where he swam as a child.

His mother, Natalie Healy, told the Portsmouth Herald two 9-year-old boys were caught doing the vandalism in the first instance. The issue was handled internally, with the boys paying for the damage. Police are investigating the latest incident.

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