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News | April 14, 2023

DoD to Change the Name of Nine Army Installations by 2024

In January 2023, Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment William A. LaPlante directed all DoD organizations to begin full implementation of the Department of Defense Naming Commission recommendations. This directive includes the renaming of nine Army installations (listed below). As of October 27, 2023, all installations have been officially renamed.

If searching for specific information on any of these installations in DTMO content, please search both names to be certain that you find all relevant information.

Affected Army installations:

Current Name Location Former Name
Fort Novosel AL Fort Rucker
Fort Eisenhower GA Fort Gordon
Fort Moore GA Fort Benning
Fort Johnson LA Fort Polk
Fort Liberty NC Fort Bragg
Fort Cavazos TX Fort Hood
Fort Barfoot VA Fort Pickett
Fort Gregg-Adams VA Fort Lee
Fort Walker VA Fort A.P. Hill

For more information, please see the DoD Press Release.