History of Fort Clayton
Stories from the United States' relationship with the Panama Canal, in celebration of its centenary
Fort Clayton was one of the military bases located inside the Canal Zone, and along with Albrook and Howard, one of the largest military bases. The military base known as Fort Clayton was named after the former Quartermaster General of the Canal zone department, Coloner Bertram T. Clayton. Who died serving his country during World War One. Fort Clayton remained active until 1999, and in it operated the headquarters of United States Army South, now relocated to Fort Buchanan in Puerto Rico.