We are always mindful of the safety, security, and well-being of students and staff members which is our number one priority for MxV Rail and SERTC, and we are committed to continue keeping our students and staff safe and healthy during training courses at our facility. As you prepare for attending our courses, please note that we update our site entry procedures based on directives for federal facilities and CDC guidance. Masks are not required – all visitors and staff may choose to wear a mask, but it is not a requirement.
Please abide by all posted speed limits during your travel from the hotel to SERTC. It is imperative that you follow all posted speed limits entering/departing property on the Pueblo/Chemical Army Depot as it is an active U.S. Army base/chemical weapons storage site patrolled by police and they are extremely strict with controlling speed limits. In addition, large wildlife is abundant and can be found close to the road &/or crossing the road and can be extremely dangerous for motorists using excessive speed. Please be cautious and keep everyone safe on our roads!
Federal Site Access Requirements for MxV Rail/SERTC Visitors/Participants:REAL ID – Passed by Congress in 2005, the REAL ID Act enacted by the 9/11 Commission’s recommendation that the Federal Government “set standards for the issuance of sources of identification, such as driver’s licenses.” The REAL ID Act establishes minimum security standards for license issuance and production and prohibits Federal agencies from accepting, for certain purposes, driver’s licenses and identification cards from states not meeting the Act’s minimum standards. The purposes covered by the Act are accessing Federal facilities. Prior to visiting our site, please follow these requirements:
Due to SERTC being on a federal facility, Participants are REQUIRED to present picture identification ON A DAILY BASIS prior to boarding the on-site shuttle van to the training facility. Acceptable forms of ID must meet requirements of the REAL ID Act as outlined above. Those from non-compliant states will need an alternative form of acceptable identification in addition to their non-compliant driver’s license, both to be presented on a daily basis. If identification is not brought on a daily basis, Participant will be sent back to hotel to retrieve it.
Pueblo Chemical Depot Security reserves the right to vet or search vehicles, students, and staff as necessary, based on threat levels, random access measures, and current intelligence.
Weapons/Firearms/Alcohol/Marijuana strictly prohibited on-site.
Personal photography is prohibited.
Cellphone use is prohibited while driving unless driver is parked or using hands-free device.
Upon arrival at SERTC on the first day, Participants will be briefed on safety procedures.
When staying at the Courtyard by Marriott Downtown Pueblo hotel, breakfast will be provided at the hotel. Lunch will be provided daily at SERTC. Special dietary requirements should be addressed during online registration or email email@example.com no later than two weeks prior to class start date. We will do our best to accommodate you. We recommend bringing healthy snacks if needed.
Courses are designed for Participants to move quickly and frequently between classroom and field exercises. In the field, Participants may experience training in different working conditions, e.g., hot, and dusty, cold, and snowy. Weather in Colorado is subject to rapid and diverse changes. We suggest that you come prepared to dress in layers so that you can adjust to the temperature and condition changes. Click for Pueblo 10-Day Weather Forecast.
Participants should bring:
SERTC will provide as necessary: