INFORMATION

Welcome to The Army in Atlanta

Welcome to our Army community in Atlanta. Both Fort McPherson and Fort Gillem are small in area, but they are important to our country's defense

Our Neighbors, Our Partners

Atlanta was established in 1837 when a New Hampshire engineer broke ground for the southwestern terminal of the Western and Atlantic Railroad. The city ha

Housing

Part of the Directorate of Public Works/Directorate of Logistics, the Housing Division staff is responsible for on-post family homes, unaccompanied personnel housing for Soldiers i

Health Care

The Lawrence Joel U.S. Army Health Clinic (LJAHC), located in Building 125, opened as a new facility at Fort McPherson in 1998. The staff provide

Services

Army Career and Alumni Program The Army Career and Alumni Program (ACAP) was created by the Army to provide world-class transition and job assistance service

The Army in Atlanta

The U.S. Army Garrison manages installation functions and services at Fort McPherson and Fort Gillem.As it facilitates everything from infrastructure to air space and Army

Facilities

Army and Air Force Exchange Service AAFES serves with two Post Exchanges: the Fort McPherson Mini-Mall and the Fort Gillem Main Store. Store telephone number

History of Fort McPherson

The history of the Army in Atlanta has evolved from the state militia's use of a pasture for a meeting place and drill ground i

History of Fort Gillem

Fort Gillem is a 1,500-acre complex in Forest Park. It has contributed more than five decades of service to America by working side by side

Recreation

Fort McPherson and Fort Gillem employees and their Families work hard to make these installations the successes they are.When it's time to relax, there are

NEWS

Deployment lull set to end for Nevada Guard Soldiers

Story by SFC Erick Studenicka on 08/09/2019 By Sgt. 1st Class Erick Studenicka Joint Force Headquarters CARSON CITY This year, the end of summer will

NY National Guard rotor Soldiers are part of Rhode Island's Leapfest competition

Story by SGT Andrew Valenza on 08/09/2019 SOUTH KINGSTON, RHODE ISLAND Military paratroopers competing in the Rhode Island National Guard's annual "Leapfest" competition got to

Photo Essay: Grasshopper sparrow at Fort McCoy's Badger Drop Zone

Story by Scott Sturkol on 08/09/2019 A grasshopper sparrow is shown atop a plant in a prairie and grassland area at Badger Drop Zone o

Photo Essay: Summer 2019 Wildflowers at Fort McCoy

Story by Scott Sturkol on 08/09/2019 Flowers at prairie and grassland areas at are shown at Fort McCoy, Wis., in July 2019. Many areas of

Photo Essay: Wild birds at Fort McCoy

Story by Scott Sturkol on 08/09/2019 Wild birds are shown in various areas at Fort McCoy in July 2019. The installation is home to doze

NY National Guard Aviation soldiers test aerial gunnery skills at Fort Drum

Story by Eric Durr on 08/01/2019 FORT DRUM, NY (07/24/2019) Soldiers assigned to Alpha and Bravo companies of the 3rd Battalion 142nd Aviation Regiment tested
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