As an Installation Management Command, Atlantic Region operated installation, U.S. Army Garrison Fort Buchanan is the only Department of Defense installation in the Caribbean; Serving more than 15,000 Active, Guard and Reserve component Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines, and Coast Guardsmen,with an overall supported population of nearly 200,000 Family members, Civilians, and retirees located throughout Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Miami and Latin America.

Established as Camp Buchanan in 1923 and re-designated as Fort Buchanan in 1940, the installation has supported the war-fighter and deploying forces for more than 93 years.

Today,as an Army Reserve installation,Fort Buchanan continues to provide Base Operations Services to the community,while expanding training enabler and emergency management/response capabilities to enhance the readiness of supported tenant units.

The strategic focus of the Garrison is “to become the central hub for all Department of Defense activities in the Caribbean, committed to excellence, and focused on improving the readiness of our supported commanders.”

Fort Buchanan has aggressively developed partnerships in support of SOUTHCOM, DEA, and others to enhance relations with nearly eight regional foreign nations.

• 746.16 acres, $1.2 billion in plant value
• Key and strategic location capable of providing fast and cost-effective support to missions in the Caribbean as well as Central and South America areas or responsibility
• Hispanic cultural ties with Latin America
• Significant role as host of “joint” sister services reserve components representing the U.S. Armed Forces in Puerto Rico