Report: Erasing Confederacy from U.S. Military to Cost $62.5 million
(NGAUS) The third and final report from an eight-member panel Congress created to identify Defense Department assets honoring the Confederacy recommends renaming or removing 1,100-plus items.
The Naming Commission’s report released yesterday estimated the effort would cost roughly $62.5 million.
The commission proposed renaming the Air Force’s Fort Fisher Recreation Area in North Carolina.
The panel also suggested stripping the Confederate Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia to its base.
The group’s first report in May recommended the Army rename nine bases honoring Confederate leaders:
Fort Rucker, Alabama, be renamed Fort Novosel in honor of …
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