The Dukes Welcome Center is adjacent to the Lee Gate, just off Route 36, named in honor of Major General Harry L. Dukes
500 Lee Ave, Bldg 5228
Fort Lee Va. 23801
Today, the Dukes Welcome Center currently houses the Visitor Information Office, the offices of the Physical Security branch, and the Visitor Control Center
Visitor Information Office
The Visitor Information Office can help visitors find a destination on post and answer general questions about Fort Lee services.
DoD Decals / Passes & Entry
Department of Defense decals on privately owned vehicles are no longer issued after August 2012
Effective 15 June 2015, anyone coming to Fort Lee, that does not have a federal government-issued identification card, will be subject to a background check before being allowed to enter the installation. These individuals will need to go to the Visitor Control Center (VCC) for a background check and an access pass, which can then be used at any gate.
Those who show a common access card (CAC card), Military ID, Military Dependent ID, or a federal government-issued PIV won’t be affected.
For more information about access and forms see our access information page
Need information on the availability of a service member for visitation, when they will be released, or Not finding the information for a graduation your looking for, contact the service members unit for more information. AIT information contact numbers
U.S. Army Ordnance Museum
For questions about the U.S. Army Ordnance Museum, previously located at Aberdeen Proving Ground, please contact the director of U.S. Army Ordnance Training and Heritage Center at (804) 734-6815
Directory Assistance: (804) 765-3000
Post Locator: (804) 734-6855
Fort Lee Status Hotline: (804) 765-2679
ID Cards (804) 734-7394 or 7348
ABOUT MAJOR GENERAL HARRY L. DUKES JR.
Major General Harry L. Dukes Jr. (1928-1987) the 38th Quartermaster General. MG Dukes was born 29 October 1928 in Newberry, South Carolina, and entered the U.S. Army as an enlisted soldier here at Camp Lee during World War II. Commissioned a second lieutenant in 1952, he held various assignments as an Artilleryman before transferring to the Quartermaster Corps. During his 32 years active duty service as a Quartermaster officer MG Dukes commanded the 96th S&S Battalion in Vietnam, Umatilla Army Depot in Oregon, and the Sacramento Army Depot; and was Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army Troop Support Command is St. Louis. MG Dukes also served in Europe, at the Pentagon in Washington, and at TRADOC Headquarters in Ft Monroe, Virginia. MG Dukes commanded the Quartermaster Brigade at Fort Lee, and in his last assignment before retiring in 1984, he was Commander, U.S. Army Quartermaster Center and Fort Lee. The Building that bears his name was dedicated in April 1990, and sits on a piece of roadway that was the original entrance to Camp Lee – the very same entrance Private Dukes used as he entered the installation for the very first time just months after Pearl Harbor.
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