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Fort McPherson was a U. Army military base located in Atlanta, Georgiabordering the northern edge of the city of East Point, Georgia. It was the headquarters "Atlanta military" the U. Army Forces Command ; the U. Army Reserve Command ; the U. Army in September However, this site, had been in use by military units sinceand it was used as a Confederate Army base Atlanta military the American Civil War. During the Reconstruction Erait was named the "McPherson Barracks", and it served as a post for the Federal troops who were occupying Atlanta.

With the end of Reconstruction, the McPherson Barracks was closed and sold off inthough the site continued to be occupied during the Atlanta military by U. Inthe land was again purchased by the Army at which to station ten army companies.

A rifle Range was operated along the ridge where current Stanton road now exists. The Deploying officers and NCOs surveyed the Atlanta military civil war entrenchments parallel to the Railroad along Utoy Creek to learn about trench warfare.

During the General Textile Workers Strike inthis fort was used as a detention center to hold picketers who had been arrested while striking at a cotton mill in Newnan, Georgia. Fort McPherson's nearest Army neighbor, and its sub-post, is Fort Gillempreviously established as the Atlanta Army Depot inis located in Forest Park, Georgiaapproximately 11 miles to the southeast.

Fort Gillem was a logistical support base, housing some Army, Department of Defense, and other government agencies. Those units include the First Armythe U. Army Second Recruiting Brigade. Fort Gillem also hosts the only crime lab of the U. Fort McPherson and Atlanta military Gillem shared most common services. With only family quarters and single soldier billets at Fort McPherson, and 10 family quarters at Fort Gillem, the active duty military and Department of the Army civilian employees lived in civilian housing in the surrounding Fulton, DeKalb, Clayton, Fayette, and Henry Counties.

Other important users of the fort facilities were the "Atlanta military," or more Atlanta area military and naval retirees and their family members. For urban mass transit, Ft. Fort Mac LRA is responsible for ensuring quality reuse Atlanta military redevelopment of acres on the former Army post.

The following units were relocated from Fort McPherson: Army Forces Command and the Headquarters of the U. The following Fort Gillem units were relocated: The redevelopment plan adopted [ when? It is a multijurisdictional body representing surrounding Atlanta military impacted by the base closure.

State Senator Vincent Fort "Atlanta military" residents called for more transparency. The region is responsible for, delivering to standard, all facets of installation support, including care of Soldiers and Families; morale, welfare and recreation; education services, food and laundry; religious support; force protection; fire and emergency services; public works; environmental; residential housing; and execution of DoD base realignment.

Army Garrison, Miami, Fla. The region supports the senior mission commander on each installation by relieving him or her of the requirement to oversee day-to-day garrison operations. The region exercises installation management, provides for public safety, provides for sound stewardship of resources, executes community and Family support services and programs and maintains and improves installation infrastructure.

Army and the Army's Force Provider to combatant commanders worldwide. FORSCOM combines the contributions of more thanArmy National Guard, Army Reserve and active component Soldiers with those of more than 2, Army civilians to form a seamless, winning force that operates as a team across services, components and units. These requirements can range from fighting the war on terrorism to providing relief to natural disaster victims.

FORSCOM reports through two chains of command; as an army command responsible directly to the chief of staff of the Army for the readiness, manning, equipping, training, mobilization and deployment of assigned forces, and as Atlanta military Army Service Component Command, reporting to Joint Forces Command in Norfolk, Va.

FORSCOM also has eight divisions, multiple brigade Atlanta military teams and a full range of other combat, combat support and combat service support units. Army Reserve units are part of the federal force and make their primary contribution to FORSCOM's combat power by providing support specialties such as medical, civil affairs, public affairs, transportation, maintenance and supply.

As such, the Reserve accounts for about 45 percent of the Army's total combat service support strength and about 30 percent of the total combat support units.

Many Reserve "Atlanta military" are designated to Atlanta military early for contingency operations worldwide. Army Reserve Soldiers and 10, DA civilian employees. Atlanta military

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It commands all U. Army Reserve conventional forces in the continental U.