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Giffords awarded Army Decoration for Distinguished Civilian Service

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By Brandon Murphy, Tucson News Now intern

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Gabrielle Giffords, former congresswoman for the eighth Congressional District of Arizona has received the Army Decoration for Distinguished Civilian Service.

The Secretary of the Army, Dr. Joseph Westphal, awarded the decoration in a ceremony at the Pentagon in Washington on Thursday.

The award, which consists of a gold medal, lapel button, and certificate, is awarded to those who make a substantial contribution to the accomplishments of the Army's mission.

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