Fort Bragg Now Fort Liberty In Military Initiative To End Confederate-Era-Named Bases

  • The army base Fort Bragg was renamed Friday as Fort Liberty.
  • The initiative is from the Defense Department to start renaming military bases named after Confederate soldiers.
  • Other bases will be renamed after black soldiers, U.S. presidents and women.
  • The North Carolina base is the only one not carrying the name of a person.
  • A commission report on the renaming process says the transition for Fort Bragg will cost $6.37 million.
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