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Posted: Friday, February 10, 2012 4:43 pm | Updated: 2:15 pm, Wed Feb 15, 2012.

PENTAGON (Feb. 10, 2012) Former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and ship's sponsor Roxanna Green, get a first look at a photo illustration of the littoral combat ship USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS 10). Just moments before, Navy Secretary Ray Mabus announced that a new Littoral Combat Ship would be named for Giffords. Green's 9-year-old daughter, Christina-Taylor Green, was killed in the shooting. LCS 10 will be an Independence LCS 2-class ship. (U.S. Navy video/Released)

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