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

  • 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.
  • The Blue Mountain Gym and Warrior Fitness Center are closed until further notice
  • 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.
    • The PX-Express is open 9:00am - 4:00pm Wednesday thru Saturday beginning April 1 until further notice.
    • Clothing and Sales is open 9:00am to noon Wednesday thru Friday beginning April 1 until further notice.
  • The AAFES PX Barbershop is closed until further notice.
  • The DA Photos office on Fort Indiantown Gap is closed until further notice. If individual Soldiers are not able to update their board packet photos, they should submit a letter to the board describing the circumstances.

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.

***FAQ about Coronavirus and COVID-19***

Fort Indiantown Gap is the busiest Air National Guard training installation in the nation. Over last 10 years, it has doubled the amount of training, while simultaneously cutting energy consumption by 37 percent, using those savings to reinvest into the training center.
The Royal Warrior Battalion, Army ROTC from University of Scranton, Wilkes University and East Stroudsburg University descended (and climbed) on Fort Indiantown Gap this weekend as they conducted their field training exercise. Here, you can see cadets navigating the obstacle course and rappel tower. Run by the @Pennsylvania National Guard, FIG is the busiest National Guard training site in the country and is the premier training site for many DOD and civilian organizations.
Seventy Pennsylvania National Guard (PNG) Soldiers and Airmen competed with rifles and pistols in multiple courses of fire to determine the best marksmen during the Governor’s Twenty match at Fort Indiantown Gap on July 13, 2019.
U.S. Soldiers with Alpha Company, 628th Aviation Support Battalion, 28th Expeditionary Combat Aviation Brigade sling load a Humvee to a CH-47 Chinook helicopter operated by Soldiers with Bravo Company, 2-104th General Support Aviation Battalion, 28th ECAB at Fort Indiantown Gap, June 12, 2019. The Humvees were flown to Schuylkill County Joe Zerbey Airport.
Capt. Sam Coover, commander of the 252nd Quartermaster Company, 728th Combat Support Sustainment Battalion, 213th Regional Support Group, Pennsylvania Army National Guard speaks on the relevancy and importance of individual weapons qualifications to the 252nd Quartermaster Co. in preparing Soldiers for combat scenarios.
U.S. Soldiers with Alpha Company, 628th Aviation Support Battalion, 28th Expeditionary Combat Aviation Brigade sling load a Humvee to a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter at Fort Indiantown Gap, June 12, 2019. The Humvee was flown to Schuylkill County Joe Zerbey Airport and driven back to Fort Indiantown Gap.
Behind-the-Scenes at Fort Indiantown Gap, Range 35
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Garrison Commander’s COVID-19 Guidance
March 26, 2020 - The Pennsylvania Army National Guard has had a long history of responding to many different types of emergencies. Whether being called upon to support the citizens of Pennsylvania after natural or man-made disasters, or national public health emergencies, such as the current COVID-19 pandemic, we as National Guard Soldiers, have always stepped up to provide the much needed support, comfort, and peace of mind, to the residents of the Commonwealth.

March 2020 live fire training at Fort Indiantown Gap
Fort Indiantown Gap hosts artillery training for Soldiers from the Pennsylvania National Guard and across the nation April 11, 2017. Fort Indiantown Gap is the only live-fire, maneuver military training facility in Pennsylvania, offering more than 17,000 acres and 140 training areas and facilities for year-round training. It annually supports 20,000 Pennsylvania National Guard personnel and more than 120,000 additional personnel from other branches of service, interagency partners at the federal, state and local level and multinational partners. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Zane Craig)
March 4, 2020 - FORT INDIANTOWN GAP, Pa. – The installation is scheduled to host artillery and helicopter door gunnery training during the month of March between 8 a.m. and 11 p.m. Artillery training will be conducted March 29-31 and helicopter door gunnery training will be conducted March 23-28.

148th ASOS conducts night training
U.S. Airmen from the 148th Air Support Operations Squadron, Pennsylvania Air National Guard, perform a casualty evacuation drill during night-time training Jan. 11, 2020, in Annville, Pennsylvania. The 148th ASOS performed a round-robin style training event focusing on conducting various tactical drills at night while using their night vision capabilities. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Tony Harp)
Feb. 13, 2020 - Tactical Air Control Party specialists from the 148th Air Support Operations Squadron conducted night training Jan. 11, 2020, at Fort Indiantown Gap.
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