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Due to current conditions related to the Coronavirus, the following services are being suspended or modified at Fort Indiantown Gap:

* Starting April 21, all visitors to the PX Shoppette, Army Clothing & Sales, and Subway MUST wear an appropriate face mask * 

By order of the Garrison Commander: Due to public health and force protection concerns during a time of increased COVID-19 transmission, all non-duty, non-training indoor and outdoor social gatherings and sporting activities on Fort Indiantown Gap are suspended, effective Nov. 19, 2020 until further notice.

  • The Fort Indiantown Gap DEERS (I.D. Card/ CAC) office is currently closed to walk-ins. Appointments only at this time for the following:
    •  Issuance of ** INITIAL** CAC/USID .
    • Issuance of CACs with expiration date within 30 days or that are defective.
    • CAC Pin Resets.
    • DEERS update and corresponding USID issuance for FTS (full-time students) turning 21 (College memo required), Retired turning age 60 for Tricare Eligibility, and Retired turning age 65 for Tricare for Life.
  • No public butterfly tours will be offered this summer.
  • The Subway Restaurant, Box Car Café and Community Club are open for takeout orders only.
  • The AAFES PX and Clothing Sales are open only to customers with valid DoD I.D. cards including military personnel, retirees and military/retiree dependent family members.
  • In compliance with recent COVID-19 guidance, DA photo, command photo, and passport photo services are suspended until further notice. Exceptions will be made for mission-critical requirements. Please contact Visual Information at 717-861-2021 with questions or concerns.

Members of the general public are asked to refrain from visiting Ft. Indiantown Gap until further notice.

We will post information about any additional pending closures, or the return to normal operations as the situation dictates.

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Pa. Guard, Lithuanians train together in State Partnership Program platoon exchange
Sgt. 1st Class Dale Mahafkey, right, an Army combat medic and senior instructor with Medical Battalion Training Site at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pa., coaches Lithuanian Soldiers as they treat a simulated casualty on Sept. 10. Thirty-three Soldiers from Lithuania’s land forces reserve component came to Fort Indiantown Gap Sept. 6-17 for an annual platoon exchange, part of the Pennsylvania National Guard’s State Partnership Program.
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