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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 * 

  • 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 May 6, 2020 TRICARE brief is canceled. The next brief is scheduled for June 10.
  • 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 Mon-Fri:  0800-1730, and Sat & Sun: 0900-1500 beginning April 18 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.
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55,000 Trees planted at Fort Indiantown Gap
About 55,000 trees were recently planted at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pa., for forest regeneration, erosion control, wildlife habitat, urban improvement and stream buffers. The seedlings are protected by white tree tubes like the ones pictured here so they will not be eaten by animals.
May 20, 2020 - Visitors here may have noticed a bunch of white poles sticking out of the ground at several locations around the installation. The white poles are tree tubes that protect seedlings from being eaten by animals, and there are more than 55,000 of them protecting new trees that have been planted on the installation this year, said JD Lambrinos, forest program manager for the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs.

Pa. Guard members receive medical training at Fort Indiantown Gap
Pennsylvania National Guard members who were activated for COVID-19 support missions undergo medical training April 24,2020, at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pa.  The traditional Combat Lifesaver Course was conducted to standard while adding medical tasks that could be utilized in response COVID-19.
April 28, 2020 - Pennsylvania National Guard members who were activated for COVID-19 support missions received medical training April 20 to 24 at Fort Indiantown Gap’s Medical Battalion Training Site.

PA Guard members certify in CPR
Spc. Khala Balascak, combat medic with the medical detachment, Pennsylvania Joint Force Headquarters, checks for respiration during her CPR practical exercise on April 13, 2020. Balascak and other Soldiers and Airmen from the Pennsylvania National Guard were tested on adult and infant mannequins during their CPR practical exercise. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Matthew Keeler)
April 17, 2020 - Airmen and Soldiers from the Pennsylvania National Guard were put through multiple tests to become American Red Cross certified in cardiopulmonary resuscitation, or CPR, at Fort Indiantown Gap on April 13, 2020.
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