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FORT McPHERSON, Ga. — When word came that Fort McPherson, a former training ground for troops during the Civil War would close for good after serving as a 173-year old military fixture in Georgia, the rumblings began.

On May 13, 2005, the Department of Defense recommended that the base installation, along with another 181 nationwide close or face realignment under the suggestion of the Base and Realignment and Closure Commission. By doing so, the commission said $35.6 billion would be saved over the next 20 years.

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