J1 Human Resources

Phone: (847) 688-3680 ext. 7177
DSN: 792-3680 ext. 7177
FAX: (847) 688-4790
 Mr. Joseph R. Stepro, DAC


The mission of the Directorate is to provide direct command support for military and civilian personnel actions, command-sponsored training, individual training and education, safety, security, emergency management and assistance, substance abuse prevention, congressional and White House inquiries, and other related matters to the USMEPCOM Commander and staff, sectors, and MEPS.

The Human Resources Directorate consists of five distinct divisions:

  • Civilian Personnel Division
  • Manpower Division
  • Mission Support Division
    • Military Personnel Branch
    • Support Services Branch
  • Programs Division
    • Wellness and Readiness
  • Training Development Division