Belvoir’s lodging operations are managed by IHG Army Hotels, bringing branded hotels to U.S. Army installations. Along with comfortable rooms, IHG facilities offer high-speed internet access, a business center, on-site fitness facilities and guest self-serve laundry at it’s Knadle Hall location. To book your stay, visit www.ihgarmyhotels.com or call 877-711-TEAM (8326). If your stay at Fort Belvoir is for institutional training, call 703-704-8600 first to avoid double booking.
While most change-of-station finance concerns are addressed at One Stop In-Processing Center, the Defense Military Pay Office is available for other finance services weekdays from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., except Wednesdays when the office is open from 8:30 a.m. to noon. The office is also closed daily from noon to 1 p.m. for lunch. Appointments are required for service. To schedule yours, call DMPO customer service at 703-805-2501. Reservists should instead call 703-805-5321.
The Directorate of Human Resources Military Personnel Division manages Fort Belvoir’s ID Card issuing facility. The office is at 5815 20th Street, Bldg. 213. ID cards are issued from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Patrons must arrive by 3:45 p.m. to be served the same day. Appointments are recommended and can be made online at https://rapids-appointments.dmdc.osd.mil. Appointments can also be made by calling 703-805-5578.
A signed Application for Uniformed Services Identification Care/DEERS Enrollment form (DD Form 1172-2) is required for issuing cards. Family members may get cards without the sponsor if the form is signed by the sponsor in the presence of a verifying official, or if it is signed by the sponsor and notarized. To make any additions or changes in the Defense Enrollment and Eligibility Reporting System, original documents or certified true copies must be presented. Examples of documentation include marriage certificates, birth certificates and Social Security cards. Depending on the update requested, divorce, adoption and custody decrees may be required. For more information about ID cards, visit the office website at https://www.belvoir.army.mil/dhr/idcardfaq.asp
Motorcycle Safety Requirements
Fort Belvoir Regulation 190-5, Directorate of Emergency Services Uniform Traffic Regulation, requires military and civilian riders to wear proper eye protection, full-fingered gloves, long trousers and a long-sleeved shirt or jacket. Military riders must complete the Basic Rider’s Course before they are allowed to ride, whether on or off post. Within 12 months of completion of the basic course, military riders must also complete the Experienced Rider Course or the Sport Bike Riders Course. To arrange training, visit the Installation Safety Office website, https://www.belvoir.army.mil/safety/mc.asp, or call (703) 704-0649.
Firearm and Bicycle Registration
The Staff Sergeant John D. Linde Visitors Processing Operation Center at Tulley Gate conducts firearm and bicycle registrations. The center operates from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. For additional information call 703-806-4891.
Military members and their families who are assigned, attached or living at Fort Belvoir billeting or quarters must register all privately owned firearms within 72 hours of being brought on to the installation. Registration is not required for firearms that are permanently stored off post. Firearms are not allowed to be stored in Fort Belvoir billeting. You will need to see your unit for weapons storage.
Bicycle registration helps recover property if it is lost or stolen. Registration also reduces the occurrence of bicycle abandonment on the installation.
Inbound Household Goods
Receiving your shipment varies based on the system which your original transportation request was processed. The Joint Personal Property Shipping Office, Mid Atlantic provides instructions for Defense Personal Property System and Transportation Operating Personal Property Shipments customers.
In either case, maintain your bill of lading for tracking purposes, if it’s needed. JPPSOMA’s website includes a Member Information Form to contact transportation counselors.
When severe weather or other disasters strike, our community depends on quick, reliable and useful information. In support of the garrison commander and in coordination with the garrison staff, the Fort Belvoir Public Affairs Office ensures the delivery of emergency information through a number of means. Post operating status information is updated as needed. Find the current operating status at the Fort Belvoir official website, near the top right of www.belvoir.army.mil.
Social media offers quick access to important announcements and routine updates. Visit our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/fortbelvoir. Twitter users may follow us at http://twitter.com/Fort_Belvoir. Those interested in Fort Belvoir can also subscribe to the list serve. Visit the page and follow the instructions to request to be added. http://listserv.belvoir.army.mil/
Recorded information is available on the Fort Belvoir Information Hotline at 703-805-3030 and on the Fort Belvoir Emergency Alert Radio System. The system broadcasts on AM 1610 and can be heard by motorists within about five miles from post.
Family Housing (On Post)
Fort Belvoir Residential Communities provides on-post homes to military families throughout the National Capital Region. The program’s goal is to improve the quality of life for military families by offering safe, affordable and attractive residential communities known as The Villages at Belvoir. Comprised of new, historic, and traditional housing in 15 distinct Villages, homes are offered with 2- to 5-bedroom floorplans. All homes offer electric washer/dryer connections, dishwashers, refrigerators and high-speed internet connection. New homes are ENERGY STAR-certified and boast at least three bedrooms and two full baths. They also include nine-foot ceilings on the first floor, 42″ cabinets, ceiling fans and Corian countertops. All homes also feature fiber optic cable to the home. For more information, contact the Family Housing Welcome Center at 703-619-3877 or 888-740-9851. Visit the Villages at Belvoir website at http://www.villagesatbelvoir.com/.
Housing Services Office (Off Post)
The Housing Services Office is a branch of The Fort Belvoir Residential Communities Liaison Office. The office’s overall goal is to implement and maintain a high-quality, worldwide resource for relocation services that is innovative, comprehensive and the first choice of information and support when Soldiers and families relocate. These services include, but are not limited to, home-buying and -selling support; rental property listings; temporary housing listings; off-post, quality housing inspections; in and out-processing; permissive temporary duty (PTDY) stamp; lease review; landlord and tenant mediation; and advocacy. Contact the office at 703-805-3019. Housing Services Office is available on the web at https://www.belvoir.army.mil/services/housing_services_office.asp.