Race relations If The Military Renames Southern Bases, Whose Names Should Replace The Confederate Generals? By Jay Price • Jun 22, 2020 Joshua Cowden / U.S. Army With the call for changing the names of 10 Southern military bases gaining momentum in Washington, the question is starting to arise in Washington - and outside of it - of what names might replace those of the Confederate generals they now bear. In 1969, The Military Thought It Had Eliminated Racism In Its Ranks. Then Troops Began Rioting By Jay Price • Jul 19, 2019 U.S. Marine Corps Camp Lejeune, N.C. was the first of several bases to experience racial violence during the Vietnam War. It led to major reforms in military racial policies.