In order to enhance the security and public safety of the Fort Hood (Now designated Fort Cavazos) community, effective Feb. 6, 2021 at 6:00PM until further notice, we have modified gate access procedures. Please plan for extra commute time during peak travel hours.
Here’s what’s new:
o 100% ID checks for all personnel in vehicles. All personnel entering Fort Hood (Now designated Fort Cavazos) must present a Valid Military ID, Common Access Card (CAC), another Federal personal identity verification card (PIV), or other DOD ID card, or a Visitor Pass to gain entry to Fort Hood (Now designated Fort Cavazos).
o All adults in vehicles must possess DOD-issued ID (Family members cannot vouch for passengers). Active Duty Service members and their Family Members, DOD ID Card CAC holders, Retirees and their Family Members will not be able to escort or vouch for Adult passengers (18 years of age or older) in their vehicle.
o If you do not have a valid Form of Military ID or other DOD ID Card and have to enter Fort Hood (Now designated Fort Cavazos), you must proceed to the Marvin Leath Visitor Welcome Center located adjacent to the Bernie Beck Main Gate. The Visitor Center is open daily from 5:00AM to 9:00PM. Those requiring entry to Fort Hood (Now designated Fort Cavazos) between 9:00PM and 5:00AM will need to proceed to the Bernie Back Main Gate to be vetted and receive a one-time entry pass.
***Customers can expect significant delays in accessing Fort Hood (Now designated Fort Cavazos) during peak traffic hours and need to plan extra time into their commute.***