After the January 6 Capitol insurrection, the Pentagon ordered all service branches to discuss extremism with the troops. But observers say that's only a first step toward eliminating extremist behavior.
Pentagon leaders were concerned about extremism in the military even before the Jan. 6 insurrection. But new Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said he wants everyone in the ranks to understand it's a priority.
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.