The Fort McPherson Commissary is set to close on September 28th, 2013. This commissary is the only such facility in the Metro Atlanta Area serving over 60,000 eligible veterans and military families. Many of these users depend on the commissary's reduced prices to feed themselves and their families on tight budgets. In August 2009 the Department of Defense approved a new Commissary at Dobbins Air Reserve Base to replace both the Fort McPherson and Fort Gillem Commissary which closed in July 2011. Ground has still not been broken for the Dobbins Commissary. If the Fort McPherson Commissary is closed before a Commissary is opened at Dobbins, the nearest commissaries to Atlanta would be in Columbus, Warner Robins and Augusta which are each two hours away. Please support our fellow Americans who have served their county with honor and deserve the benefits they were promised! Please sign this petition against the closing of the Fort McPherson Commissary! Thank you!