Fort Huachuca Army Base
United States Army Intelligence Center, Network Enterprise Technology Command, Electronics Proving Ground, 11th Signal Brigade, 1st Battalion, 210th Aviation, 111th Military Intelligence Brigade
50010 Smith Street Fort Huachuca, AZ 85613
Fort Huachuca is a United States Army installation, established March 3, 1877 as Camp Huachuca. From 1913 to 1933 the fort was the base for the “Buffalo Soldiers” of the 10th Cavalry Regiment. During the buildup of World War II. Currently, it has over 18,000 people on post during the peak working hours of 0700 and 1600 on week days, making it one of the busiest Army installations.
The post serves as headquarters of the Army Military Auxiliary Radio System. Major tenant units include the US Army Network Enterprise Technology Command and the US Army Intelligence Center.There are two museums located on Fort Huachuca – the Ft. Huachuca Museum, which showcases the history of the US Army in the American Southwest; and The US Army Intelligence Museum which offers exhibits pertaining to the evolution of US Army intelligence.
Libby Army Airfield is on post and shares its runway with Sierra Vista Municipal Airport. It was an alternate landing location for the space shuttle, but it was never used as such.
The fort has a radar-equipped aerostat, one of a series maintained for the Drug Enforcement Administration by Harris Corporation. The aerostat is northeast of Garden Canyon and supports the DEAdrug interdiction mission by detecting low-flying aircraft attempting to enter the United States from Mexico.
Fort Huachuca was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1976 and was the location of the 2007 Conseil International du Sport Militaire Military World Games.
Arriving at Fort Huachuca
It is located in Cochise County, in southeast Arizona, about 15 miles north of the border with Mexico and at the northern end of the Huachuca Mountains, next to the town of Sierra Vista.
Officers should sign the register at the organization to which they have been assigned. Newly assigned enlisted Soldiers should report to the battalion or brigade S-1 of the unit to which they are assigned, during or after duty hours.
Individual reservists, regardless of rank, will report to the Mobilization and Military/Civilian Support Office in Room B-20 of Building 31122 (Alchesay Barracks) for in-processing on the first duty day after arrival.