Additional base access restriction measures begin March 28

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SHEPPARD AIR FORCE BASE, Texas – As Sheppard AFB continues to fight an invisible enemy, a new set of base access restriction measures will begin effective March 28, 2020.

In addition to other access restrictions in place, the 82nd Security Forces Squadron will implement the following:

  • 100-percent ID checks;
  • Veterans Health Identification Cardholders are only authorized base access for medical appointments and must report to the Visitor’s Center to receive a temporary pass before the appointment;
  • Suspension of the ability of Airmen-in-Training to obtain passes for family or friends;
  • New pass requests permitted only for official business. New pass requests will be submitted through a sponsoring Group Commander for validation;
  • Exceptions to base access restriction measures include:
    • Army-Air Force Exchange Services;
    • Commissary;
    • Commercial deliveries;
    • Household goods deliveries;
    • Contractors listed on the Trusted Agent Letter;
  • Passes already issued are still valid;
  • Military retirees and dependents are authorized base access.

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