Effective Jan 1, 2020, all service-connected disabled veterans, Medal of Honor & Purple Heart recipients, former prisoners of war, VA benefits eligible veterans & primary veteran caregivers will be eligible to shop at the commissary, MCCS retail stores & participate in select MCCS recreational activities.
Those seeking access will need to bring the appropriate identification and documentation, if required.
For more information on the Veteran Health Identification Card (VHIC), VA benefits eligible veterans or VA Authorized Caregiver letter holders follow the below links.
• VHIC Card: https://www.va.gov/healthbenefits/vhic/index.asp
(VHIC holders must register with the Visitors Center before gaining initial access. Afterwards, VHIC holders can present the card to the gate sentry for access.)
• VA benefits eligibility letter or VA Authorized Caregiver letter + Government Issued Photo ID (Real ID):
(VA benefits eligible veterans & authorized caregivers must present above documentation & ID to obtain a DBIDS credential from the Visitors Center for access.)
• For questions about eligibility & access, contact the Visitors Center at (760) 763-8435.
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