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Secretary of Defense OK’s base renaming of Fort Gordon, others


Summarized by the Alliance for Fort Gordon
Published October 14, 2022

Fort Gordon is one step closer to being Fort Eisenhower.

On Thursday,  Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III issued a memo accepting the recommendations of a congressionally authorized commission to rename U.S. Military assets honoring Confederate soldiers. This included nine army forts, including Fort Gordon and Fort Benning. In May, the commission recommended naming Fort Gordon Fort Eisenhower and changing Fort Benning to Fort Moore.

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