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How can I obtain an ID card at Homestead Air Reserve Base?
Homestead ARB has a Pass and ID section that can provide assistance to military retirees, active-duty, Reserve, Guard, regardless of the branch of service, and family members.
Appointments required, and are no longer made over the phone. To schedule an appointment please visit: https://www.dmdc.osd.mil/rsl or https://rapids-appointments.dmdc.osd.mil.
In order to obtain an ID card you must show two valid forms of identification that are non-expired. Acceptable forms of ID include: Driver's license, military ID card, school ID, social security card, voter's registration card, birth certificate, passport, resident card, alien card, foreign national ID with photo.
Dependents who are 21 and over, and are full time college students, must have a certified letter from the institutions registrar's office. The letter must show that the dependant is currently enrolled with an expected graduation date. For dependants who request to be enrolled into DEERS for tricare as beneficiaries, and the sponsor is on an active status or away, must present a valid DD-1172 given by the sponsor.
PLEASE NOTE: All marriage certificates, birth certificates and divorce decrees shown for DEERS must be the original court-certified copies.
For questions please call (786) 415-7138
How do I request a flyover?
To request a flyover you must complete a DD Form 2535 on-line by visiting AF Aerial Events Web Site. After the form is completed and submitted, you must print and send to the local FAA Flight Standards District Office for their approval. After the FAA approves the form you need to email it to: USAFAerialEvents@mail.mil. Please plan ahead and allow at least 45 days to complete the request.
Do you give base tours?
UPDATE as of 17 Jun 21: Due to the COVID-19 crisis, all tours at Homestead ARB are suspended until further notice.