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Monday, June 15, 2015

Ship Named For Gabrielle Giffords Was Given Its Meaningful Moniker To Honor The Former Congresswoman

In a very touching gesture by the U.S. Navy, former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords had a ship christened in her name this weekend, the Associated Press reported.

The littoral combat ship, which is designed to operate in shallow coastal waters, was christened at a naval shipyard in Mobile, Alabama, where it was built.

Giffords was selected by the Navy to have a ship named for her because of her courage, a Navy spokesman told the AP; she was seriously wounded in a 2011 shooting in Tucson, Arizona.

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1 comment:

  1. Political bullshit. At least it was an LCS. Little Crappy Ship.


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