USMEPCOM IG Surprised With Hamby Award
By Derrik Noak | May 9, 2022
David Hamby, USMEPCOM command inspector general, was surprised with an honorary Hamby award during a command and staff meeting May 6. The Order of Hamby, or Hamby award, is an internal award for Soldiers at Fort Irwin.
USMEPCOM Hosts PSS Workshop
By Derrik Noack | April 29, 2022
USMEPCOM hosted a Program Support Specialist (PSS) Workshop, April 26-28. The workshop covered all aspects of the PSS position to maximize utilization of both logistics and budgeting resources.
Cross Country Chopper Adventure
By Susan VanBoening | April 26, 2022
Rise and Ride,” was the mindset 28 women fostered when they set off for a 48-state motorcycle adventure in memory of Bessie Stringfield, the mid-century legend known as “The Motorcycle Queen.”
For the group of women, including Shannon Midgette, St. Louis MEPS test control officer, the idea to take on the cross-country ride came about in late 2019.
Military Entrance Processing Stations roll out MHS GENESIS
By Susan VanBoening | March 10, 2022
On March 10, the U.S. Military Entrance Processing Command launched MHS GENESIS at its remaining 55 stations across the nation. Prior to this “big bang go-live” event, 12 of the command’s 67 processing stations launched MHS GENESIS as part of a “soft go-live” on Feb. 24.
“The deployment of MHS GENESIS is another leap in medical modernization at USMEPCOM,” said Col. Megan Stallings, USMEPCOM commander. “It is revolutionizing our medical processing. The new electronic health record will follow applicants from the moment they walk through ‘Freedoms Front Door’ into active duty, and eventually into the VA system.”
Chicago MEPS Personnel Strengthen Communication Skills During Cares Day
By Derrik Noack | Feb. 25, 2022
Chicago MEPS personnel Nelson Gonzalez (left) and U.S. Army Sgt. Arnaldo Garcia (right) participate in a communication building exercise during CARES Day activities. CARES Day was a non-processing day given to MEPS for their hard work throughout the pandemic.