8th Battalion, Eastern Sector, USMEPCOM

The 8th Battalion commander also serves as the commander of the Montgomery Military Entrance Processing Station and is responsible for the command and control of the Jackson, Knoxville, Louisville, Memphis, Montgomery and Nashville Military Entrance Processing Stations.

USMEPCOM established battalions on April 15, 2011, to bring the command in line with established military standards for command span of control, to facilitate stronger mentoring for MEPS commanders and senior enlisted advisors, and to improve coordination and cooperation between USMEPCOM and the Interservice Recruitment Committees. 

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BATTALION COMMANDER
Lieutenant Colonel Robert D. Merrill, USMC

 

BATTALION SENIOR ENLISTED ADVISOR
Senior Master Sergeant Sarah E. Walker, USAF