The base is currently HQ to 2,453 military members and 3,784 civilian personnel and is situated in Atlanta, Georgia. It was established in 1885 and named in honor of Major General James Birdeye McPherson. It ist he HQ to the Army Forces Command, the US Army Reserve Command, the US Army Central Command, and the US Army Installation Management Command of the Southeast Region. Fort McPherson is to be closed and its satellite installation, Fort Gillem, is to be reduced to a military enclave on September of 2011.
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