What should I bring to MEPS?
Preparing for MEPS Bring your Social Security card, birth certificate, and driver’s license. Remove earrings (they obstruct the headset used for the hearing test) If you wear glasses or contacts, bring them along with your prescription. Processing starts early at the MEPS, so be sure to report on time.
Can I bring a book to MEPS?
You won’t be allowed to have it in the waiting area at the meps building. Unless you intend on reading it at the hotel the night before, no I wouldn’t bring It. Be social. Talk to other applicants and such.
What should I wear to MEPS?
A few general tips and rules for MEPS: Wear conservative, comfortable clothing. No offensive writing on t-shirts, no sagging pants, no open-toed shoes, tank tops, halter tops, bare midriffs. Don’t use profanity or be overly loud or obnoxious in the MEPS building.
What can I expect at MEPS Air Force?
Completing a MEPS screening typically takes two full days of testings and screenings. The MEPS process includes a medical screening, aptitude test and enlistment in the appropriate military branch.
What will disqualify you from MEPS?
The choice is yours.
- Abdominal Organs and Gastrointestinal System. The following conditions may disqualify you for military service:
- Blood and blood-forming tissue diseases.
- Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders.
- Upper extremities.
- Lower extremities.
How long after MEPS is boot camp?
Originally Answered: how long does it take to get sent to basic training after MEPS? It depends on the job and how many openings it has. MOS with high volume of soldiers may take a couple months before you actually ship off. But the average time from what I’ve heard is 1– 6 months.
Should I shave before MEPS?
Nope. It is just like the first time you ever went to MEPS. You do not have to shave, have a hair cut etc. You simply have to show up, follow their little checklist of what not to bring and/or do and follow orders.
Does your recruiter go with you to MEPS?
Your recruiter will do some MEPS prescreening, and once that clears, an appointment with your local MEPS can be made. A day at MEPS can and will be a long day of testing and screening, so be prepared for a long day of “hurry up and wait.”
Can you back out after you swear in at MEPS?
Why else do you want out? The short answer is yes, you can back out after enlisting at MEPS. It is better to do it now then to wait until you get to boot camp. The Marines will likely try to pull you back in though, so expect that.
Can I bring my phone to MEPS?
Q: Can you bring your phone to MEPS? Yes, you can BRING your phone to MEPS. However, once processing begins you will need to place it with your other stuff in your designated storage area until everything is completed for the day.
How long is the MEPS physical?
A visit for Testing Only is much more controllable and lasts about 3 hours, in the afternoon or early evening. A visit for Enlistment Only (applicant has already completed Testing and Physical ) is also much more controllable and takes one to four hours.
Do you get paid for MEPS?
When Do I Get Paid? You ‘re in the military and entitled to receive military pay at the time you take the final oath at MEPS. However, don’t expect anyone to hand you any money yet. Military members are paid twice each month — on the 1st and 15th of each month.
What should you not do before MEPS?
Don’t bring stereo headphones, watches, jewelry, excessive cash or any other valuables. Ask your recruiter for a list of recommended personal items to bring to basic training. Processing starts early at the MEPS. You must report on time.
What drugs does MEPS test for 2020?
Currently, military applicants are tested for marijuana; cocaine; amphetamines, including methamphetamine; and designer amphetamines such as MDMA — also known as “Molly” or “ Ecstasy ” — and MDA, also known as “Adam,” he said.
Is MEPS hard?
MEPS is easy. You simply take a physical and pass the physical. And do a lot of paperwork. As for as what you can do, that generally means being in shape going to your delayed entry program meetings.