Army Bases - Task & Purpose
The statue of Confederate Army of Northern Virginia Gen. Robert E. Lee stands in Emancipation Park in Charlottesville, Va., Friday, Aug. 18, 2017.

Trump rules out renaming Army bases named after Confederate officers

'My Administration will not even consider the renaming of these Magnificent and Fabled Military Installations.'

A protester waves a Confederate battle flag in front of the South Carolina statehouse, Thursday, July 9, 2015, in Columbia, S.C

The Army is considering renaming military bases named for Confederate leaders

Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy is now open to renaming 10 bases that were long ago named after Confederate leaders, an Army official said