Panel Recommends New Names for 9 Military Facilities Originally Named for Confederate Leaders

Posted on AllSides May 24th, 2022
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A panel on May 24 unveiled its recommended new names for military facilities that were named in commemoration of the Confederacy and its leaders.

Fort Benning in Georgia should be renamed Fort Moore after Lt. Gen Hal Moore and his wife Julia, the Naming Commission said.

Additionally, the following names were proposed:

—Change Fort Bragg, in North Carolina, to Fort Liberty to highlight “the value of liberty.”
—Change Fort Gordon, in Georgia, to Fort Eisenhower in honor of Army Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower.
—Change Fort A.P. Hill, in Virginia, to...

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