Time to re-name the Army’s forts honoring rebels? Also, what do you do with a drunken admiral? And more.
Yes, writes retired Army Maj. Joe Flynn, in an article in ARMY magazine with which I just caught up.
Yes, writes retired Army Maj. Joe Flynn, in an article in ARMY magazine with which I just caught up. Dump the “defender of slavery” loser names, as he puts it.
For the next step, he says, dump the posts named for “a well-connected staff officer.” Instead of Bliss, he asks, “Wouldn’t Fort Espinoza provide real inspiration for the soldiers of today and tomorrow?”
And a pro tip from other Florida news: If you are on the run from the police, don’t hide in an alligator-infested pond.
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