U.S. Army Medical Department
Weed Army Community Hospital
Patient Feedback (ICE)
Phone Numbers
Appointment Line
(866)957-9224 (WACH)

Directory Assistance

Nurse Advice Line
(800)TRICARE(874-2273) Option 1

Pharmacy Refill

Patient Advocacy
(866) 957-9224 Option 4

Directions to Fort Irwin (scroll down for pdf map)
So, you're coming to Fort Irwin?
Fort Irwin is located approximately 37 miles northeast of Barstow, California, in the High Mojave Desert midway between Las Vegas, Nevada and San Bernardino, California. Military Personnel are advised to call the Replacement Detachment prior to arrival to obtain detailed information about the best mode of transportation between servicing airports and Fort Irwin.

Contact the AG Replacement Detachment at (760) 380-4747/3006 or DSN 470-4747/3006 upon arrival. Collect calls are accepted from the three servicing airports. If other transportation is not available, the Replacement Detachment will dispatch a van (if available) to pick up personnel.

Travelers should be prepared to wait a minimum of three hours at the airport, as the van must travel from Fort Irwin to the airport. AG Replacement personnel will not dispatch a vehicle unless the caller is physically present at the airport.
Arrival by Privately Owned Vehicle (POV):
Fort Irwin is accessible via Interstate Highways 40 and 15, State Highways 58 and 247. All highways will lead into I-15. If traveling North (towards Las Vegas) on I-15 get off at the Fort Irwin Road exit. At the stop sign make a left and drive approximately 37 miles until you reach the front gate. If traveling South (towards San Bernardino) on I-15 get off at the Fort Irwin Road exit. At the stop sign make a right and drive approximately 37 miles until you reach the front gate. Make sure you have a valid drivers license, Military ID, current vehicle registration and proof of insurance or you will be delayed at the gate. If possible, you should plan your arrival during daylight hours especially if you have reservations at the Landmark Inn on post. The desert can be very dark at night and roads are not well-lit. There are no gas stations between Barstow and Fort Irwin, so make sure you have enough gas in your car before exiting on Fort Irwin Road. Map websites do not have pinpoint directions to Fort Irwin. The closest a mapping website can get is Barstow and you might need an address or zip code. The zip code for Ft. Irwin is 92310. The zip code for Barstow is 92311. A print ready map can be found by clicking on the image-link below.

It is advised that personnel purchase a California road map and become familiar with the highway system prior to setting out for Fort Irwin.
Arrival by air:
The nearest airports are located in Ontario, CA (120 miles), Los Angeles, CA (175 miles) and Las Vegas, NV (180 miles). If you arrive at one of the above airports, you will need to make arrangements for transportation from the airport to Barstow. Additional Arrival Options - For other methods of transportation and arrival, visit the Military Homefront website, type in "Fort Irwin", and select search.
Fort Irwin installation map:
Fort Irwin Installation Map