Fort Buchanan - On and Off Base Information

Fort Buchanan Housing Information

Fort Buchanan (Ft.) Housing and Information:

ocation: Located by Guaynabo City, Puerto Rico, Fort Buchanan is near the capital of San Juan. Puerto Rico boasts fabulous ocean views, tropical weather, and lush green mountains. The island is approximately 100 miles by 35 miles and similar in size to Connecticut. The mission of Fort Buchanan is to provide Caribbean-wide support to the Department of Defense. 

Cost of Living: Puerto Rico is a high cost of living area.

Base Operator: 787-707-3403 or DSN 312-740-3403

Population: Fort Buchanan serves and supports Active Duty, Reserve, and National Guard soldiers, Air Force and U.S. Navy Reserve personnel, DoD civilians, veterans, retirees, and military family members. The installation also supports some 32 federal agencies stationed in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Schools: Antilles Consolidated School System (ACSS) is a part of the Domestic Dependent Elementary and Secondary Schools (DDESS) and falls under the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA). ACSS consists of six schools located on two military installations on the island of Puerto Rico. Fort Buchanan has 3 schools; an early childhood school for students in grades PreK-4; a middle school for students in grades 5-8; and a high school for students 9-12. Visit the DDESS Puerto Rico Schools website for more information.

Army Community Service: ACS 787-707-3292

Housing: Housing includes 119, 3-4 bedroom units and 2 bedroom units only for field grades available, waiting period is 30 days. Unaccompanied personnel housing (UPH) includes 69 rooms, no waiting period. The Fort Buchanan Housing Office is lo cated at Bldg. 82 Miles Loop Rd. Phone: 787-707-3433 or DSN 312-740-3433.

Base Location

Fort Buchanan
Guaynabo, PR 00966