You still have a few more days to offer input on renaming bases honoring Confederate soldiers

As Confederate monuments came down throughout Virginia and beyond in the wake of anti-racist protests, the Department of Defense initiated a commission to consider renaming bases honoring Confederate soldiers.

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Earlier this month, the Pentagon launched an initiative to solicit the public’s input – and you still have a couple of days to tell them what you think before they brief Congress on their progress.

You can offer your input by visiting the Naming Commission’s website.

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Fort Lee, Fort Benning, Fort Pickett, Fort Bragg, and Fort Hood are among the most well-known bases. notes that the Naming Commission is expected to present Congress with a list of assets to be renamed or removed on Oct. 1, 2022.

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In the D.C. region, a number of high schools and other institutions, as well roadways, have been renamed as the nation re-evaluates racist elements of its history.

The effort emerged after the Black Lives Matter protests that erupted following the death of George Floyd at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer.