HOUSTON (CBSNewYork/AP) — The Navy’s newest combat ship was put into active service following a commissioning ceremony Saturday, named after former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords who was injured during a 2011 shooting. Giffords told a crowd at the ceremony in the Texas Gulf Coast city of Galveston that she was honored the 421-foot-long ship will…

via Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords Honored With Naval Warship Bearing Her Name — CBS New York

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