U.S. Military Begins Multi-Million Project Renaming Army Bases, Navy Ships Linked To Confederacy

  • Ryder did not disclose the total cost of the project. However, the Naming Commission’s final report calculated the amount to be approximately $62.5 million.
  • About $21 million of the funding would be directed toward renaming the nine Army bases located in Southern states named after Confederate figures, including forts Benning, Gordon, Bragg, Hood, Rucker, Polk, A.P. Hill, Pickett, and Lee.
  • The commission will recommend new names for the bases, such as renaming Fort Bragg to Fort Liberty.
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