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88 ABW - ID Cards and Installation Passes / Gate Hours


The 88th Security Forces Squadron Pass & Registration section is located in Bldg. 286, outside Area A at 4185 Logistics Avenue (From the South: Take Interstate 675 North to exit 17, turn right just prior to entering Gate 15A. From the North: Take Interstate 675 South to exit 17, turn right onto North Fairfield, then right onto Colonel Glenn, then make a right for the entrance ramp for Route 844, make another right just prior to entering Gate 15A.). Pass & Registration is open 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday and is closed weekends and Holidays. Direct any questions to (937) 257-6506. 

Pass and Registration issues Visitor Passes for one-time, short-term or temporary installation access and ID cards and passes for authorized contractor personnel. All visitors must have an authorized/approved sponsor and must provide a picture ID such as a current/valid driver’s license, state issued identification card or United States Passport. Identification must be valid and unexpired. 

Caregivers of retired military or military dependents who need to access the base on a regular basis should consider requesting a Special Circumstances Pass. Requestors must go to the 88th Security Forces Squadron Pass & Registration section, located in Bldg. 286, Area A at 4185 Logistics Avenue to begin the process. If the caregiver will need to use the Commissary or the Base Exchange, a "Shop For" letter may be requested by submitting a letter from the patient's physician to the 88th Force Support Squadron. Additional information on this process is available by calling (937) 257-7544.   


Members who require DoD Common Access Card (CAC) must visit the 88th Force Support Squadron Customer Support Office at 2000 Allbrook Dr., Area A, Bldg. 2. DOD Identification cards for military retirees and military dependents are also issued at Area A, Bldg. 2.  
Enter at Gate 1A from State Route 444 (Broad Street in Fairborn, Ohio).  Go to the first traffic light, turn on to Schuster Road. Continue on Schuster Road to Wright Ave.  Turn right.  Follow Wright Ave to the first traffic light, turn right.  Bldg. 2 is the second building on the left.

Operating Hours are 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday - Friday.  The office is closed until noon on the third Thursday of every month. Large group appointments are available M-F from 3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. with prior approval.  Please call 937-522-3664 or send an email to 88thmss.dtmc@us.af.mil to make large military and contractor only group appointments.

The Customer Support section is closed on holidays and family days.

To avoid long waits or unanticipated closures, we recommend scheduling an appointment via online.  Please visit the Force Support Squadron homepage and click on the CAC Appointment link on the right hand side. Please note that appointments are limited to 20 per day, and the reservation system will only show appointments in 60 day increments.


Sponsors (Unless they’ve pre-filled out DD Form 1172-2 or have given the dependents power of attorney) MUST be present

2. All members receiving ID cards (military, dependents, civilian and contractors) MUST have two unexpired forms of ID. Examples (One photo ID-Military/retired ID Card, license, passport and secondary can be Social Security Card, Birth Certificate, Voting Card). The below members are required to bring extra documentation:

 -Newly married members will need to bring the marriage certificate and spouses social security card

 -Widow and Widowers will need to bring extra documentation such as a Marriage certificate, Death certificate and SF-50/proof of annuity receipt by widow/widower.

 -Full Time students will need to bring a copy of their enrollment on the school’s letter head with an estimated graduation date


Gate 1A: 0600-2100
Gate 12A: Open 24 hours
Gate 15A: 0600-1800 M-F
Gate 26A: 0600-1800 M-F (0600-1400 Saturdays; Closed Sundays)
Gate 1B: 0600-1800 M-F
Gate 19B: Open 24 hours
Gate 22B: 0530-1830 M-F