Our Mission is Caring. Army Child, Youth & School Services programs exist to support military readiness by reducing the conflict between a Soldier's mission requirements and his or her parental responsibilities.
Buchanan is located near San Juan, Puerto Rico within a short drive from the
Munoz International Airport, historic Old San Juan and most popular tourist
attractions and beaches. Puerto Rico, a
US territory, is designated as OCONUS Non-foreign. Cost Of Living Allowance
(COLA) is currently 4.20%.
Buchanan is located in Puerto Rico, a Commonwealth of the US and thus
considered US territory. Spanish and English are the official languages of
Puerto Rico. Many Puerto Ricans speak English. Passports are not necessary for
American citizens entering Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico does not use daylight
savings time. Today, Ft. Buchanan is the
only Army active post in the Caribbean Basin area.
Maintains control of and accounts for whereabouts and safety of children
and youth. Assists in providing and leading planned activities indoors and outdoors for program
participants. Provides care/supervision, oversight and accountability for
program participants in compliance with DoD, Army and local policies, guidance,
and standards. Participates in program evaluation as required.