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SAN DIEGO (Feb. 3, 2023) First lady Dr. Jill Biden, center right, speaks with Cmdr. Phillip Herndl, commanding officer of the independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS 10), Blue crew, in the ship's mission bay, Feb. 3, 2023. Biden was named the ship sponsor for Gabrielle Giffords for its christening ceremony on June 15, 2015. Littoral combat ships are fast, optimally-manned, mission-tailored surface combatants that operate in near-shore and open-ocean environments, winning against 21st-century coastal threats. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Vance Hand)

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Photo by: Petty Officer 2nd Class Vance Hand |  VIRIN: 230203-N-ZS023-1033.JPG