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Georgia (US)

Definition/Scope: Georgia (GA) was founded as the last of the 13 original colonies on 12 February 1733. After having seceded from the Union in Jan 1861 it was restored back to the Union on 15 July 1870. Georgia is bordered on the North by Tennessee and North Carolina, East by the Atlantic Ocean, South by Florida and on the West by Alabama. Its nickname is the Peach State with Atlanta as its capital. As of 2007 it was ranked 24th in size among the 50 states. Some of the Department of Defense units located in Georgia are: Dwight David Eisenhower Army Medical Center (DDEAMC), Fort Benning, Fort Gillem, Fort Gordon, Fort McPherson, Fort Stewart, Hunter Army Airfield, Officer Candidate School (OCS), Ranger School, Signal Corps Museum , U.S. Army Airborne School, U.S. Army Infantry Center (USAIC), U.S. Army Physical Fitness School (USAPFS), U.S. Army Signal Center, Winn Army Community Hospital



Acronym:

GA

Broader Terms:

intrastate regions (US)
US Northern Command, Combatant Command, AOR/Unified

Narrower Terms:

165th Tactical Airlift Group
335th Theater Signal Command (USAR)
Andersonville National Historic Site
Dobbins AFB
Dwight David Eisenhower Army Medical Center
Fort Benning
Fort Frederica National Monument
Fort Gillem
Fort Gordon
Fort McPherson
Fort Pulaski National Monument
Fort Stewart
Hunter AFB
Hunter Army Airfield
Marietta National Cemetery
Moody AFB
Robins AFB
Turner AFB
US Army Infantry Center
US Army Signal Center and Fort Gordon

Related Terms:

Barco Federal Systems
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Georgia War Veterans Cemetery
National Prisoner of War Museum
Warner Robins Air Logistics Center


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