State Carry Act Does Not Apply on Post

The recently passed Georgia Constitutional Carry Act does not apply to Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield or any Army installation in Georgia. Per Army Regulation 190-11, the carrying of privately owned weapons and ammunition is prohibited on post unless authorized by the Senior Commander. Also, the carrying of a concealed weapon on the installation is prohibited regardless of whether a state or county permit has been obtained. For questions about the regulation or how to register personally owned weapons on post, call the Directorate of Emergency Services at 767-2285.
Trusted Traveler resumed today at Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield. Trusted Traveler allows all DoD ID card holders to vouch for all occupants in their vehicle. The DoD ID card holder must be the driver unless observed medical conditions prevents vehicle operation. Trusted Traveler hours are 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily, Monday through Sunday at all gates. After 9 p.m. all occupants of the vehicle will be subject to 100% ID card check at open gates except Rio gate at Hunter. After 9 p.m. use Montgomery Gate at Hunter. Contractors and AIE card holders are not authorized Trusted Traveler. Visitor Control Center hours remain 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Stewart and Hunter.

How to get through the Stewart-Hunter gates:

If you don’t have a Military ID:

If you don’t have a Military ID, Report to the installation Visitor Control Center, a background check will need to be completed prior to entering installation.  Everyone 10 years and older will need a government issued ID (such as drivers’ license or passport).

If you have a Dependent ID:

No need to stop at the Visitor Control Center. You’re dependent military ID gets you on post without the need for a pass. Everyone over 10 in your car will need to show identification at the gate.

If you have a Military ID (CAC):

Simply show your CAC to the MPs when you come to scan your CAC when you through. You will have to show identification for everyone in your car over 10 years of age.


Reasons you would be denied access to installation

1.  During background check, if you have had any of the following felony convictions, or have any open cases, AT ANY TIME in your life you will be denied access to the installation.
2.  In the body of the list add the following: drug possession, drug distribution, selling drugs, murder, or armed robbery
Second, if you have had any felony conviction or open felony cases in the last 10 years,you will be denied access. You will also be denied access if you have had three or more DUI’s or if you have had three or more misdemeanors in the last three years.
What can you do? You and your supervisor can apply for a waiver. Please see the waiver section.

Waiver Packed

If you have a felony conviction that denies you access to the installation, you and your supervisor may apply for a waiver in order to grant you access to post.

A waiver packet can be obtained at the Visitor Center”.

Complete the Waiver Packet and submit directly to the Directorate of Emergency Services.

What if I lose my pass?

Bring your ID to the Visitor Center to get your pass reprinted. If you lost your AIE card, you will receive a1 day pass to report it lost or stolen to the MP station. Bring back a copy of the report, and we will print you a new AIE card.

When does the long-term pass expire?

Six months from the issue date.

How do I renew my long-term pass?

There is no "renewal" process. All long term passes must be completely resubmitted every year for approval. A new 2737, background check, etc. is performed.

Can I use my pass to buy things at the PX and Shopette?

No. The Visitor's pass does not grant access to shopping at the PX, Shoppette, Furniture Store, etc.


All Taxi/Uber/Lyft drivers require a valid Fort Stewart/HAAF visitor pass even if the fare is a DOD ID cardholder.

Taxi/Uber/Lyft companies are NOT authorized access to the installation as a Trusted Traveler.

Must be vetted and issued a VCC pass.

Drivers will be turned around.

Sponsorship requirements for all passengers who are non-ID card holders apply IAW AR190-13.

Soldiers and Family members must be aware that they will be charged their current fare and have to arrange additional transportation from the Gate if they are picked up by an non-vetted driver.

Persons bringing firearms onto the installation must comply with Fort Stewart regulation 190-11’s rules requiring registration of all weapons on the installation, unless exempt. Persons bringing firearms onto the installation must also comply with the regulations carry and use requirements. Fort Stewart regulation 190-11 is punitive regulation and violations of it may result in administrative action or prosecution under the UCMJ. Civilians who violate this regulation may be subject to administrative action and criminal prosecution.

All visitors 18 years old and older must have a visitor pass issued from either Hunter Army Airfield or Fort Stewart visitor center. Bring your valid state issued ID or passport to have a background check completed. Everyone 18 years old and older must come inside to receive their pass. Once you have cleared the background check, a pass will be issued.

You must apply for a visitors pass. The process is outlined to the right.

Yes. There is no need to stop at the Visitor Control Center if you have a dependent ID. Simply show your ID when driving through the gate.

You have to go to the Visitor Control center to get a visitor pass if you don't have your military ID - or you can ask someone to bring it to you.

All non-affiliated personnel, must have a visitor’s pass and government issued photo ID in lieu of a military ID. The three steps for receiving a pass are listed to the right.

All personnel gaining access to Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield are required to have a military ID or a visitor pass. Background checks are completed when passes are processed.

Yes! You can apply for a visitors pass up to 30 days in advance. Call the Visitor Control Center for details.

Yes, but you will need to get a pass through the Visitor Center.

Department of Defense (DOD) ID cards are accepted for access to the installation. All personnel are required to have a DOD ID card or a pass in order to be granted access.

Department of Defense (DOD) ID cards are accepted for access to the installation. All personnel are required to have a DOD ID card or a pass in order to be granted access.

No. All persons, including bike riders, either need a CAC or a visitor pass to get on post.

Yes, but you must register the card inside the Visitor Center before it can be used to access post.

No, but you can get a Survivor AIE card inside the Visitor Center that will be good for three years.

Provide a by name list of ALL guests, caters, etc. to the Visitor Control Center 2 weeks in advance. All visitors on the list will require proper identification or a DoD escort.


The Guards conduct random car inspectionswe never search.


DES Access Request Event Form

  • Scheduling an event on post you can request an event-oriented pass request through DES.
  • Any DoD affiliated individual can request an event-oriented pass up to 14 days.
  • Up to 30 days in advance of the event.
  • Receive QR Code and link from DES that can be sent out for individuals to register for the event thus requesting access to the installation.
  • Individuals will receive status of their requested pass via text messages to inform if their pass is approved, denied, or system error issues.
  • Pass is then linked to individuals’ driver’s license or can be picked up in person at the VCC during operating hours 0600-1800.
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For those individuals requiring Passes longer than 24 hours, follow the procedure below: The steps are for each individuals who are requesting semi-long term passes that (extend beyond than  24-hr period) Obtaining visitor passes is now a simplified! Follow the three steps below for requesting a pass.

Specified Installation Access Standing Order

Step 1:

  • Fill out the 2737-E-R and send it to your sponsoring unit commander or organization supervisor. We prefer you digitally fill it out.
  • Have your sponsoring unit or organization complete an AIE ETP Memorandum (example provided above).
  • Don’t have a computer? No problem! Download the Adobe Fill & Sign App and do everything from your phone.

Step 2:

Step 3:

  • The final step is easy! Simply wait 3 business days for processing your request. If you do not receive a phone call, your pass will be ready for you at the Visitor Control Center.


Ft Stewart


Primary:(912) 767-2899

Primary: (912) 767-2899

Secondary:(912) 767-7750

Secondary: (912) 767-7750

Sunday 06:00-18:00
Monday 06:00-18:00
Tuesday 06:00-18:00
Wednesday 06:00-18:00
Thursday 06:00-18:00
Friday 06:00-18:00
Saturday 06:00-18:00

BLDG 101
Fort Stewart Front Gate, West General Screven way
Fort Stewart GA 31314

NOTICE: *Trusted Traveler All gates daily 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. After 9 p.m. All occupants subject to 100% ID card check.

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Hunter AAF


Primary:(912) 315-2040

Primary: (912) 315-2040

Secondary:(912) 315-2588

Secondary: (912) 315-2588

Sunday 06:00-18:00
Monday 06:00-18:00
Tuesday 06:00-18:00
Wednesday 06:00 - 18:00
Thursday 06:00 - 18:00
Friday 06:00 - 18:00
Saturday 06:00 - 18:00

BLDG 1400
Montgomery St
Hunter Army Airfield GA 31409

NOTICE: *Trusted Traveler All gates daily 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. After 9 p.m. All occupants subject to 100% ID card check. Closed Federal Holiday.

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