The nation’s largest intelligence training center changed security measures in May after being warned that Islamist terrorists with the aid of Mexican drug cartels were planning an attack on the facility.
Fort Huachuca changed security measures after sources warned that possibly 60 Afghan and Iraqi terrorists were smuggled into the U.S. through underground tunnels with high powered weapons to attack the post, according to multiple confidential law enforcement documents obtained by The Washington Times. […]
According to the FBI advisory, each Middle Easterner paid Mexican drug lords $20,000 “or the equivalent in weapons” for the cartel’s assistance in smuggling them through tunnels along the border into the U.S. The numerous tunnels supposedly ended at warehouses in Laredo, Texas, and in Arizona. […]
“We are always taking precautions to ensure that soldiers, family members and civilians that work and live on Fort Huachuca are safe,” Mr. Garner said. “With this specific threat we did change some aspects of our security that we did have in place.”
According to the FBI report, the weapons associated with the plot were smuggled through a tunnel from Mexico to the U.S.