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Parliamentarians recommended renaming two Confederate ships.

Because of their Confederate links, the US Congressional Naming Commission advised Tuesday that the Navy rename the USS Chancellorsville and the USNS Maury.

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The Civil War fight at Chancellorsville in 1863 inspired the designation of the guided-missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville.

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Pathfinder-class USNS Maury conducts oceanographic surveys. Matthew Fontaine Maury was a Confederate naval captain.

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The commissioners said on Tuesday at a media roundtable that the commission, which is an independent entity, will not be offering any suggestions for names for either ship.

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2021 National Defense Authorization Act requires the group to propose removing Confederate monuments from U.S. military sites.

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Since the end of the Trump administration, renaming military stations with Confederate names has been a sensitive subject. Years have passed.

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President Trump opposed the notion and vetoed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), saying supporters of the scheme meant to "throw their names away."

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In the latter half of his administration, Congress passed legislation that had such significant support from both parties that it was ultimately overridden by the president's veto.

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According to the estimations of the panel, the total cost of renaming all military installations, stations, and assets would be $62 million.

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Its recommendations have been made available to the public in three separate parts, with the third and final part being sent to Congress on October 1st.

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