Why the USS Gabrielle Giffords? Obama’s lasting mark on the Navy…


“The USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS-10) was designed back in the early 2000’s and was named in 2012 by President Obama.”

The naming of Navy warships is a storied tradition and has been established by Congressional action since at least 1862. Title Thirteen, Chapter Six of the US Code enacted that year reads;

“The vessels of the Navy shall be named by the Secretary of the Navy under the direction of the President according to the following rule:

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