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What Do Travel Restrictions Mean for Service Members?

Current as of June 3, 2020


The Department of Defense will begin phasing out travel restrictions in areas where conditions allow. The DOD put the restrictions in place to limit the spread of coronavirus disease 2019, to protect lives during the global outbreak and to preserve force readiness.

Below, find answers to the most frequently asked questions about travel. For more information about the restrictions, see Understanding the State of Travel Restrictions. Check our Coronavirus Information for Our Military Community page for updates related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Frequently Asked Questions for Military Personnel

Travel restrictions outside the continental U.S.

Travel restrictions and your PCS logistics

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