Army Denies Dems' Demands to Rename 'Confederate' Streets on Historic BaseBreaking News
The U.S. Army denied requests from several New York Democrats to rename streets on the city's Fort Hamilton military installation.
The Bay Ridge, Brooklyn property is a base for the New York Army National Guard and Reserves and was a key U.S. battery during the Revolution and World War II.
Fort Hamilton - which sits at the foot of the Verrazano Bridge - combined with Fort Wadsworth on the Staten Island side to serve as a crucial defense of New York Harbor.
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