About Fort Huachuca, AZ
Fort Huachuca is a United States Army operation located out of Sierra Vista, Arizona, in the southeastern part of the state. There are about 18,900 people located at Fort Huachuca, including 6,500 active duty soldiers, 7,400 family members, and 5,000 civilian employees who support the work of the military.
Fort Huachuca is home to the United States Army Intelligence Center and the United States Army Network Enterprise Technology Command (NETCOM)/9th Army Signal Command. Interestingly enough, Fort Huachuca is also the home base of the Army Military Affiliate Radio Systems (MARS), the Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC), and the Electronic Proving Ground (EPG).
The base was originally created to secure the border with Mexico, and has a rich history of engagement with the civilian government in Arizona. It also hosts two museums and a gift shop as well as other sights.