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Access Requirements for Bicyclists and Pedestrian
Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall
1. From now through April 16, bicyclists (who are not DoD ID card holders and who traverse the Fort Myer and Henderson Hall
portions of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall) will have the opportunity to be vetted and receive an Automated Installation Entry
2. In the interim, up through April 16, bicyclists will be allowed access to traverse the base through any of its three operational
gates during normal hours of operation:
Hatfield Gate (Washington Blvd. at 2nd Street Bridge) open 24/7
Wright Gate (Marshall Drive at North Meade Street) open 5 a.m.–11 p.m.
Henderson Hall Gate 1 (Southgate Road at South Orme Street) open 5 a.m.–11 p.m.
During this time, bicyclists will be required to show a valid, photo ID and follow the Joint Base’s rules for riding a bicycle on base
(rules are outlined at #6 below).
3. To register for an AIE Pass, a JBM-HH access request form must be filled out and dropped off in person at the Visitor Control
Center (VCC) at Fort Myer’s MP Station, Bldg. 415, between 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Beginning Saturday, Mar. 14, the VCC will be open with minimum staffing from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., on Saturdays and
Sundays. Beginning March 16, the VCC will continue to open Monday through Friday beginning at 8 a.m., but its hours
will be extended until 7 p.m., with minimum staffing from 3:30 to 7 p.m.
A copy of the form is attached. A downloadable version of the form may be found online at the “JBM-HH enhanced
access control – frequently asked questions” section of our website at:
Unfortunately, at this time we cannot accept pass applications online as previously reported. This is due to the
Personally Identifiable Information (PII) the application necessarily contains. Online pass request registration will be
allowed at a time when we can ensure a registrant’s privacy.
After the completed, signed form has been turned in at the VCC, please allow three business days turn-around time for
Before arriving on base, registrants should insure to retain a copy of the signed access request form for their records.
Copies will not be provided at the VCC.
Once approved, a member of the VCC staff will notify the registrant. The registrant will then return to the VCC to have
his or her photo taken and be fingerprinted. The AIE pass will be issued at this time.
Registrants will also be notified if they fail the background check.
4. There are two types of AIE passes that may be issued:
A “sponsored” AIE pass is good for one year. This requires the registrant to be sponsored by someone who has a DoD ID
A “non-sponsored” AIE pass is good for 60 days. Anyone holding a “non-sponsored” AIE pass is subject to search.
Once an AIE pass has expired, the pass holder will be required to re-register by filling out and submitting a new JBM-HH
access request form and repeating the vetting process.
5. After a bicyclist receives an AIE pass, he or she will be allowed access through any of the three JBM-HH gates on the Fort Myer
and Henderson Hall portions of the base:
Hatfield Gate at Washington Boulevard and South 2nd Street
Wright Gate at Marshall Drive and North Meade Street
Henderson Hall Gate 1 at Southgate Road and South Orme Street
6. All bicyclists are required to follow the JBM-HH rules of the road:
Wear an approved helmet that meets or exceeds American National Standards Institute or Snell Memorial Foundation
Standards for bicycle helmets.
Obey all traffic signals, signs and devices except when dismounted, at which time the rules pertaining to pedestrians will
Ride single file when vehicle traffic is present. Bicyclists may not ride more than two abreast.
Ensure the bicycle is equipped with a front clear reflector and red rear reflector if in operation from one-half hour
before sunset to one-half hour after sunrise. Bicyclists will wear a reflective upper outer garment during hours of
Do not wear or use headphones, earphones or cell phones while riding a bicycle.
7. After April 16, any bicyclist who wants to traverse the base and is not vetted will be directed to Hatfield Gate to begin the
8. The vetting, access request and pass renewal processes will be the same for pedestrians who wish to access Joint Base Myer-
9. All bicyclists and pedestrians will still be required to carry a valid, photo ID along with their AIE pass and may be asked to
present the valid ID at any time.
10. Registrants may email questions to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please allow up to 3 business days for
an email response.