United States Military Entrance Processing
Command has the unique and challenging
mission of determining the physical,
mental and moral qualifications of every
new member of the armed services. It
guards and defends our nation's Freedoms
by insuring qualified applicants are
selected to serve this great country.
By taking an oath and entering military
service, they realize that service to
country often means sacrificing. . .
perhaps ultimately. . . the very freedom's
USMEPCOM is the first
joint military and civilian organization
providing a gateway through which applicants
enter the armed service. We are the "first
impression". . . standards are high.
While the door is open to everyone, only
qualified applicants succeed, and only
the best officers and NCO's are assigned
to USMEPCOM. There is no back door. .
. there is no other door.
For many young Americans,
it is their first major career decision.
Knocking on and walking through that
door isn't easy, but they know that challenge
and opportunity lie behind it as they
voluntarily pursue a career in the service.
Thousands of new service members proudly
walk through that door every year. .
. filling the ranks of our Nation's Armed
USMEPCOM's doors open
early and remain open late at night year-round.
It's a flexible, dependable, dedicated,
mission oriented organization that provides
service to our Department of Defense
Recruiting and Training command accession
We are. . . Freedom's Front Door.
United States Military
Entrance Processing Command
2834 Green Bay Road
North Chicago, IL 60064-3094