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United States Army
225 Davis Street
Fort Buchanan Puerto Rico 00934
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The mission of Fort Buchanan is to provide Caribbean-wide support to the Department of Defense, support SOCSOUTH restationing, serve as a Power Support, Power Projection Platform by planning, preparing and executing mobilization, receive and integrate U.S. Army South, provide Base Operations support, and develop and execute contingency plans.
Defense Service Network (DSN) Dialing Instructions
The DSN is the provider of long-distance communications service for the Department of Defense (DoD). Every installation has a special DSN number and the numbers vary by world-wide location. In order to place a call using DSN, the caller must be using a military phone on an installation. Cell phones cannot dial DSN numbers. When dialing a DSN number from a United States installation to another United States installation, it is unnecessary to dial the DSN 312 area code. When dialing a DSN number to/from overseas locations, the DSN area code must be included. The operator can be reached at commercial 719-567-1110. Please note that long distance charges may be incurred.
Borinqueneer's Gate: (Main Gate on PR28)- Service members who arrive at the Luis Muniz Marin International Airport in Carolina will need to take a taxi or Uber to Fort Buchanan, PR. ALL valid installation access credentials, VHIC and MWR cardholders, as well as Retirees and their dependents are permitted on base. Disable Veterans may bring one (1) authorized person to assist them to shop at either the Commissary or the Exchange. Appropriated paperwork and clearance will be vetted at the Visitor Control Center (VCC).
SPC Vega Gate is open Monday to Saturday from 6:00am to 6:00pm and is closed Sundays and Federal holidays. Access to this gate is open to all authorized personnel with valid installation access credentials.
Visitors may go to the Visitor Control Center (VCC) at the Borinqueneer's Gate to receive a background check and access to the post. Currently, the Visitor Control Center (VCC) hours are 7:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday thru Friday. If you have any questions concerning access to Fort Buchanan, please contact the VCC at (787) 707-3995. Access to the VCC is limited to five (5) patrons at a time inside the facility.
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