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Panel recommends new names for Fort Bragg and other Army bases

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An independent commission on Tuesday recommended new names for nine Army posts that commemorated Confederate officers. The recommendations are the latest step in a broader effort by the military to confront racial injustice. Much has changed since the 1920 amendment to the National Defense Act reorganized the U.S. Army.
3 months ago·Washington, United States

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Reuters

U.S. commission recommends renaming nine Army bases to strip Confederate legacy

WASHINGTON - A Congressionally mandated commission announced on Tuesday its recommendations for changes to the names of nine U.S. Army bases that currently honor the Confederacy and Confederate leaders. The recommended changes, if implemented, would name bases in honor of Black, Hispanic and female American heroes, including Mary Edwards Walker, the only woman to win the Medal of Honor

3 months ago·United Kingdom
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The Independent

Panel recommends new names for Fort Bragg, other Army bases

An independent commission is recommending new names for nine Army posts that were commemorated Confederate officers

3 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Washington Times

Naming Commission identifies new names for Army posts named for Confederates

North Carolina’s storied Fort Bragg Army base should be renamed “Fort Liberty,” a congressional commission recommended Tuesday in a major step forward for the Pentagon’s controversial two-year push to purge from the U.S. military any links to the Confederacy and its most high-profile generals.

3 months ago·Washington, United States
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abc News

Fort Bragg to be renamed Fort Liberty among Army bases losing Confederate names: Exclusive

A blue-ribbon commission has recommended new names for nine bases named after Confederate leaders with Fort Bragg to be renamed Fort Liberty.

3 months ago·United States
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CNN

Commission unveils proposals to rename bases named after Confederate leaders

The congressional naming commission which was set up to remove Confederate names from military bases has unveiled proposals to rename nine bases on Tuesday.

3 months ago·Atlanta, United States
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Associated Press News

Panel recommends new names for Fort Bragg, other Army bases

WASHINGTON (AP) — An independent commission on Tuesday recommended new names for nine Army posts that commemorated Confederate officers. Among their recommendations: Fort Bragg in North Carolina would become Fort Liberty and Fort Gordon in Georgia would become Fort Eisenhower.

3 months ago·United States
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