Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Installation Access
DoD ID card holders (active and reserve component military personnel and their family members; retired military personnel and their family members; and federal workers and cleared contract personnel) -- may enter JBM-HH, including Fort Myer and Henderson Hall, Va. -- and Fort McNair, District of Columbia, by presenting a Common Access Card (CAC) or DoD- or other federally-affiliated ID card.
All non-DoD or non-federally-affiliated ID card holders and drivers of commercial delivery vehicles (includes visitors and contractors who do not qualify for DoD ID cards -- volunteers, church goers and nannies, for example) will be directed to Hatfield Gate -- Washington Boulevard at South 2nd Street, Arlington, on the Fort Myer portion of the joint base; and Second Street Gate -- 2nd Street, south of P Street on the Fort McNair portion of the joint base.
These non-DoD- or non-federally-affiliated visitors could include someone who is your guest, and they must have an NCIC-III (National Crime Information Center) criminal history check prior to being granted access. To prevent long lines and backups at the access control points, these non-DoD-affiliated visitors are encouraged to pre-register at the Visitor Control Center in Building 415, on the Fort Myer portion of the joint base.
Fort Myer, Virginia 22211
- Hatfield Gate, 2nd Street South, Fort Myer, Virginia 22211
Open 24/7 – All non-DoD, non-federally-affiliated visitors must use Hatfield Gate to access Fort Myer and Henderson Hall.
- Wright Gate, Marshall Drive, Fort Myer, Virginia 22211
Open daily from 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. to DoD- and federally-affiliated ID card holders only.
- Henry Gate - Route 50 and North Pershing Drive
Henderson Hall, Arlington, Virginia 22214
- Gate 1
Open daily from 4 a.m. to 11 p.m. to DoD- and federally-affiliated ID card holders only.
- Gate 3
at U.S. Military Road and Southgate Road – Closed.
Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, D.C. 20319
- 2nd Street Gate – All non-DoD-, non-federally-affiliated visitors must use the 2nd Street Gate to access Fort McNair.
- Ceremonial (Front) Gate
Open Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. for DoD- and federally-affiliated ID card holders only.
- Eisenhower (Pedestrian) Gate
Pass Applications are available at the Visitor Control Centers on both the Fort Myer and Fort McNair portions of the joint base. JBM-HH Visitor Control Center hours are:
Fort Myer, Building 415, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and
Fort McNair, Building 65 (immediately inside 2nd Street Gate) – Open Tuesday and Thursday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Call 703-696-8968 for more information on both Visitor Control Centers.