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Military Entrance Processing Station

knoxville meps
710 Locust Street, Room 600
Knoxville, TN 37902

Phone: (865) 531-8221
Fax: (865) 531-8741


Information for Inbound Personnel:

Military personnel considering or pending assignment to the Knoxville MEPS can find a variety of local information at the following websites. Interservice support agreements exist with Fort Campbell, KY; Robins AFB, GA; PSD - Atlanta, Marietta, GA; and I&I Staff, Alcoa, TN. These installations provide Knoxville MEPS military members with administrative and quality of life services. USMEPCOM does not exercise any control on the content or operation of the sites listed below. (Note: Links will open a new browser window.):

  • Fort Campbell — (approx. 230 miles from MEPS) Maintains Army personnel records and processes personnel and finance actions. Official photography and Army ID cards.
  • McGhee-Tyson Air National Guard Base — (approx. 20 miles from MEPS) Base stickers, official photography, Air Force/Army ID cards. Has a small PX and Space A travel available.
  • Navy Operational Support Center — (approx. 20 miles from MEPS) Navy/Marine ID cards, Navy advancement exams.
  • Robins Air Force Base — (approx. 320 miles from MEPS) Maintains Air Force personnel records and processes personnel and finance actions.
  • NAS Atlanta — (approx. 190 miles from MEPS) Maintains Navy personnel records and processes personnel and finance actions.
  • Fort Gillem — (approx. 190 miles from MEPS) Responsible for household good shipments, both incoming and outgoing.
  • East Tennessee Military Affairs Council — Information on local military commands including phone numbers. Retiree benefits information.
  • Marine Inspector-Instructor (I&I) — (approx. 20 miles from MEPS) Provides personnel support to Marine personnel out of Marine Corps Reserve Center.

To Request Sponsor:

E-mail the Knoxville MEPS directly at:


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