|Brevet Major General Amiel Weeks Whipple|
At least two military forts have borne his name. A recent article was published by The Daily Courier (Prescott, Arizona), discussing the Fort Whipple in that vicinity: "Bullets, bayonets and beyond: Fort Whipple takes a trip back in time for Armed Forces Day." (The 150th anniversary of the founding of Arizona's Fort Whipple will be on May 13, 2014.)
Present-day Fort Myer, Virginia, was originally known as Fort Whipple until its name change in 1881.
We express our appreciation to the numerous soldiers who have sacrificed their time, health, and lives in the defense of country. THANK YOU!
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