21 Apr 2020: Due to the constraints of COVID-19 the DOD has implemented new measures to limit the amount of foot traffic in RAPIDS/DEERS locations. The following guidance below is effective beginning April 16, 2020 through September 30, 2020.
- The minimum age for initial USID card issuance is increased from 10 to 14 years
- CAC shall not be issued due to printed information changes (e.g., promotions, name changes)
- CAC shall not be issued if expired after April 16, 2020.
- CAC or USID cards will only be issued for the following reasons - “Damaged, Lost, Stolen or Initial Issuance.”
- ID centers will still be operating for DEERS Enrollments and CAC unblocks.
CAC’s and VoLACs which expire on or after April 16, 2020 and are within 30 days of expiration, may have the certificates updated using ID CARD OFFICE ONLINE to allow for continued use for logical and benefits access through September 30, 2020. Step-by-step instructions will be available at https://www.cac.mil/Coronavirus/
Service Members: Personnel will automatically be eligible to use ID CARD OFFICE ONLINE to update their certifications.
Civilian Employees: Human Resources personnel must first update the cardholder’s affiliation with DoD in DCPDS or MILPDS before the CAC holder can use ID CARD OFFICE ONLINE to update their certificates.
Contractors: The TASS Trusted Agent must first update the cardholder’s affiliation with DoD to the new contract end date (including unfunded contract options) before the CAC holder can use ID CARD OFFICE ONLINE to update their certificates.
ID CARD OFFICE ONLINE Link:
Supporting DoD policy information is available at https://www.cac.mil/Coronavirus/
17 Mar 2020: If your ID card has been confiscated at the gate, please reference our Frequently Asked Questions section for additional information on how to proceed.
17 Mar 2020: Welcome to the MCB Butler ID Card Center website! This is your one-stop-shop for information regarding DEERS and ID card issuance for the USMC on Okinawa. This website is still being updated and tweaked, if you have suggestions for additional information you would like to see here - please contact firstname.lastname@example.org