On September 14, 2022, an independent commission called for the Confederate Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery to be dismantled and removed.
This is part of the Naming Commission’s final report to Congress on the renaming of military bases and assets that honor the Confederacy.
That same day, the panel members of the commission published a final list of base roads, buildings, ships and other structures that should be renamed. The AP reported that “unlike the commission’s recommendations earlier this year laying out new names for nine Army bases, there were no suggested names for the roughly 1,100 assets across the military that bear Confederate names.”
Retired Army Brigadier General Ty Seidule, vice-chair of the commission, revealed that the final cost for all of