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  1. Filmmaker Tyler Perry to negotiate purchase of old Georgia Army base landRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 19 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A board working to redevelop a former Army base south of downtown Atlanta will begin negotiating a possible sale of some Fort McPherson land to filmmaker Tyler Perry.

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  2. Board, filmmaker to negotiate old Army base landRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 19 | The Modesto Bee

    ... to redevelop a former Army base south of downtown Atlanta will begin negotiating a possible sale of some Fort McPherson land to filmmaker Tyler Perry. The McPherson Implementing Local Redevelopment Authority voted Wednesday to begin formal ...

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  3. Online article ranks state 29th for military retireesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2014 | The Coastal Courier

    ... sites in Wyoming, but Georgia has Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield, Fort Benning, Fort Gordon, Fort Gillem, Fort McPherson, Camp Merrill, Moody Air Force Base, Robins AFB, Marine Logistics Base Albany, Kings Bay Submarine Base and Naval Air Station ...

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  4. Online article ranks state 29th for military retireesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2014 | The Coastal Courier

    ... sites in Wyoming, but Georgia has Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield, Fort Benning, Fort Gordon, Fort Gillem, Fort McPherson, Camp Merrill, Moody Air Force Base, Robins AFB, Marine Logistics Base Albany, Kings Bay Submarine Base and Naval Air Station ...

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  5. After two decades on air, KTUU anchor Sheila Balistreri signs offRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... she joined Women's Army Corps, serving as a singer and a dancer with the 3rd Army Soldier Show based in Fort McPherson, Georgia, during the Vietnam War. She used the GI Bill to head to junior college in California, then later the University of ...

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  6. Veterans Lost, But Not ForgottenRead the original story

    May 27, 2014 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    ... specially designed urns with the image of an American flag and complete with a dog tag -- will come home to Fort McPherson National Cemetery this Friday. A funeral with full military honors and the dignity they never received. Until now, their ashes ...

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  7. Palmetto Tree planting symbolizes the support between the Army and SumterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2014 | The State

    ... when the Department of Defense announced that Third Army would move to Shaw Air Force base from Atlanta's Fort McPherson. Now called U.S. Army Central, the command is the planning and logistics arm of the Army for the Middle East and southwest Asia, ...

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  8. Ronna Garrett, a key player in BRAC, to leave Fort Bragg for PentagonRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    ... and spent years as the post's Civilian Personnel Assistance Center director before joining Forces Command at Fort McPherson, Ga., in 2009. "It was a huge undertaking," she said of the efforts to move more than 2,700 civilian and military workers. ...

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  9. Veteran of the Week 3-25-14Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2014 | Herald-Citizen

    ... served in the Army during World War II in the 92nd ORD HV Auto Maintenance Co. Turret Lathe Operator in Fort McPherson, Ga. He also patrolled Puerto Rico. He died in 1982 and is also buried in Maxwell Cemetery. Robert served in the Korean Conflict, ...

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  10. Dobbins Air Reserve Base bracing for BRACRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2014 | MDJonline.com

    ... "They're eventually going to do one." The last BRAC took place in 2005, resulting in the closures of Fort McPherson and Fort Gillem on the south side of Atlanta, leaving Dobbins as the last remaining military installation in the region. There has ...

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  11. Bracing for BRACRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2014 | MDJonline.com

    ... "They're eventually going to do one." The last BRAC took place in 2005, resulting in the closures of Fort McPherson and Fort Gillem on the south side of Atlanta, leaving Dobbins as the last remaining military installation in the region. There has ...

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  12. Women's HeritageRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2014 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    ... recall for women in the military services, she reenlisted in the Army in April 1947. The Army assigned her to Fort McPherson near Atlanta, Ga. The Air Force became a separate military service on Sept. 17, 1947. After the enactment of the Women's ...

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  13. Free legal clinic for vets opens Friday at Fort MacRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2014 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    The same East Point location will be able to dispense legal as well as medical advice to veterans when the State Bar of Georgia opens a satellite law office on the decommissioned Fort McPherson campus Friday.

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  14. Fort McPherson becomes a National ShrineRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2014 | North Platte Bulletin

    The designation s only given to a handful of the 131 national cemeteries in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. Fort McPherson is one of 11 cemeteries to attain the designation, signifying the highest standards for operations and maintenance. "We are thrilled ...

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  15. First black female judge appointed in MariettaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2014 | MDJonline.com

    ... until 10 p.m. to earn her law degree. Then Richardson moved to Cobb in August 2001 when she was stationed at Fort McPherson. "Living in Marietta is the longest I have lived anywhere in my life," Richardson said. More appointments in Richardson's ...

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  16. Did the Elites Have Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. Killed?Read the original story

    Jan 24, 2014 | Counterpunch

    ... He was attending Dorothy Lilley's Intercollegiate School in Atlanta and 111th Military Intelligence Group in Fort McPherson in Atlanta suspected Ms Lilley of having Communist ties. King's famous denunciation of America's war in Vietnam came exactly ...

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  17. Historical Vignettes: Triumph & tragedy of the Tyndall familyRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2014 | TCPalm

    ... military service by August 1. Charles, 24, was single and a skilled gasoline engine mechanic. Both trained at Fort McPherson in Georgia; Frank joined the aviation section of the Signal Enlisted Reserve Corps and was stationed overseas by October 10, ...

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