Skip to comments.Army secretary open to renaming military bases named for Confederate generals
Posted on 06/08/2020 11:12:24 PM PDT by knighthawk
U.S. Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy is open to renaming military bases named after Confederate generals, an issue getting increased attention in recent weeks amid nationwide protests against police brutality and racism following the death of George Floyd, Fox News has learned.
A senior Army official told Fox News on Monday that McCarthy did not plan to change the names unilaterally, but instead will seek bipartisan support to do so. U.S. Army installations named after Confederate generals include Fort Benning in Georgia and Fort Bragg in North Carolina.
We must recognize history is important, but we must come together and have some sort of open discussion about race, the official said, adding: This week highlighted the need to start understanding those feelings and the Army secretary is open to considering changing the names of these bases named for Confederate generals.
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Okay. I'll bite.
Washington was a slave holder too so I guess you are all for renaming Washington DC too yes?
How about renaming DC after Karl Marx?.
That sounds like a very nice name no?
This aint the hill Im dying on.
What hill will die for then?
The Joseph Stalin Hill or Fidel Castro Hill?
McCarthy is a nutburger. Is he a Obozo holdover??????????????
Exactly. I went thru INF OCS at Benning, ABN, then the IOAC. I consider Bragg my home as I went through the SFOC,
jumpmaster plus much more there. These pukes need to DIE.
These Ghetto Ferals can go fu*k themselves!
Just STOP IT! Immediately! (not talking to you, knighthawk).
BS they take and take.
Excellent point. The stationary and email addresses alone could cost a pretty penny.
Why yes! And there’s always Mount Hitler!
Yes, I think we’re all talked out about race and racism and white privilege. So tired of talking ... so very tired ... zzzzzz ...
How many of these CSA generals helped to “Tame the West”? Oops!
I may have just stumbled into another area of fertile history-erasures.
Stalin is smiling from the grave.
These forts were named after men who served in the U.S. Military prior to joining the Confederacy. I don’t understand why they can’t be honored for their contributions to this nation.
> you can’t have an open discussion with liberals <
Right, right, right. In these discussions, the liberals will talk and you must listen. And then you must agree with everything that they said. Otherwise you are a hater.
There is never any real discussion. Because liberals dont want to discuss. They want to lecture.
President would never go for that. He's all about trying to cut frivolous spending.
You forget those men served in the U.S. Military for more years than they were in the Confederacy, and several fought in the Mexican-American War. Robert E. Lee was Superintendent of West Point, and also fought in Mexico.
Leave them alone. The names today are associated with great training and bravery for those who went into war from them.
I would not name anything for Bedford Forrest, a murderous bastard.
It’s just a matter of time.
Fort Millennial Sissy Limp Dick
Fort Commie Dumb-ass
Fort Rectal Cranial Impaction
The South will rise again and the Commie Democrats won't like what they see.
He is a puke. Born in 73. A Ranger ? Like the women Obama forced to pass the course. Punk Gens like him have no balls.
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