The Shame of Liberty: How the Lazy, Safe Renaming of Fort Bragg Wasted an Opportunity

The new Fort Liberty sign is displayed outside the base in Fort Liberty, N.C.

The renaming of Fort Bragg, North Carolina, mandated by Congress and formalized in a ceremony in June, was an opportunity to remind not only the installation’s current and future troops and families, but also the country, of the social value of our Army. In selecting the name “Liberty,” the Pentagon wasted an opportunity. The shedding […]