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1. Current Military and Dependents:

  • Current members of the U.S. Army, Air Force, Navy, Marines, Coast Guard, Space Force and National Guard with valid DoD CAC card 
  • Dependents of current U.S. military members with valid DD Form 1173 
  • U.S. Military Cadets 
  • U.S. Active Reservists (Do not need to be deployed)  

2. Gold Star Families

3. Veterans  

Individuals who served in the U.S. Armed Forces, including the National Guard and Reserves, and are able to present one of the following valid non-expired forms of identification when entering or using federal lands:  

1) Department of Defense Identification Card (CAC Card, DD Form 2, DD Form 2765)  

2) Veteran Health Identification Card (VHIC)  

3) Veteran ID Card  

4) Veterans designation on a state-issued U.S.driver’s license or identification card  

  • When acquiring a pass in person, the actual IDs listed above must be presented. When acquiring a pass online, photocopies or digital images are accepted. Form DD-214 is not accepted. 


4. The following individuals/groups DO NOT  Qualify for the annual Iinteragency Military Annual Pass: 

• Foreign military members (Including those stationed in the U S and have a CAC card) 
• National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) employees 
• Public Health Service (PHS) members 
• Inactive U S Reservists 
• Civilian military contractors 
• Civilian military employees