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What Do Travel Restrictions Mean for Military Families?

Current as of April 20, 2021

As the global coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic continues, the Department of Defense is reviewing local conditions by place to determine travel restrictions. The DOD uses the restrictions to limit virus spread, protect your health, and keep the military force effective and ready.

Below, find answers to the most frequently asked questions about travel. For more information, see the DOD COVID-19 Travel Restrictions Installation Status Update dated Feb. 22, 2021.

Travel restrictions outside the continental U.S.

The secretaries of the military departments and commanders of the combatant commands will continuously assess each DOD installation, facility or location.

Travel restrictions and your PCS logistics

Want to find the phone number for your installation’s housing office or military and family support center? Find those and more on MilitaryINSTALLATIONS, an online information directory for military installations worldwide.

Understanding of COVID-19 is rapidly changing. For updates and information specific to your location, visit your installation’s official website.

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