(HOUSTON) — A new warship named after former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who was wounded during a deadly 2011 shooting, has been put into active service following a commissioning ceremony in Texas. During Saturday’s ceremony in the Gulf Coast city of Galveston, Giffords told a crowd she was honored the ship will carry her name…

via Warship USS Gabrielle Giffords Is Put Into Active Service After Ceremony in Texas — TIME

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