Can civilians get on Fort Belvoir?

Can civilians get on Fort Belvoir?

VISITOR ACCESS: All visitors 16 years of age and older must have a Fort Belvoir Access Pass to enter the installation. A background check will be conducted to determine your eligibility to access.

How big is Fort Belvoir?

8658 acres
Fort Belvoir occupies the entire 8658 acres from the original Belvoir Plantation.

Why is Fort Belvoir being renamed?

In 2020, in the wake of the George Floyd protests and petitions to rename U. S. army bases with names related to the Confederacy, it was proposed that the fort be renamed as well. While not named after a Confederate officer, it was renamed after a slave plantation run by a British loyalist.

Where should I live if I work at Fort Belvoir?

Immediately outside of Fort Belvoir’s gates lie the most common cities to live in: Alexandria, Arlington, Springfield, Burke, Woodbridge, and Lorton.

What command does Fort Belvoir fall under?

The U.S. Army Cyber Command (ARCYBER), Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM), and Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) also call Fort Belvoir home.

How many soldiers does Fort Belvoir have?

The Headquarters Battalion supports approximately 3,300 assigned and attached Soldiers and an installation community of over 29,000. Our mission is to provide command and control and administrative, logistical and training to specific units in support of Fort Belvoir.

Who owned Belvoir plantation?

After William Fairfax’s death in 1757, the plantation and his slaves passed to his eldest son George William Fairfax (1729–87).

Can veterans live on Fort Belvoir?

Eligibility and applications: Fort Belvoir homes are available to all military families assigned to the Military District of Washington, D.C. Please contact the family housing welcome center for more information.

Which branch has the best barracks?

The Air Force has the reputation of having the best quality of life programs (dormitories, family housing, on-base shopping and services, and recreation) of all the military service branches.

What units are at Fort Belvoir?


  • 12th Aviation Battalion.
  • 1st IO Command.
  • 249th Engineer Battalion.
  • 701st Military Police Group (CID), Terrorism and Criminal Investigative Unit.
  • 902d Military Intelligence Group, Counterintelligence Office, National Capital Region.
  • Acquisition Support Center.

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