Q1. What is the U.S. Military Entrance Processing Command (USMEPCOM) doing to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease?
A1. USMEPCOM has been and continues to adjust operations to mitigate risk to the health, safety and welfare of the nation’s military applicants, its employees and contractors, military recruiting and training partners, and the family members of all.
In February, all Military Entrance Processing Stations (MEPS) and Remote Processing Stations (RPS) began:
Q2. What social distancing measures were added?
A2. The MEPS and RPS have implemented the following social distancing measures:
Q3. Has USMEPCOM changed its lodging procedures to protect applicants?
A3. Yes, applicants are now roomed individually instead of two to a room at contract lodging facilities (CLF).
Q4. How is the MEPS conducting the Oath of Enlistment Ceremonies?
A4. Unfortunately, Oath of Enlistment Ceremonies are not public at this time. The measures include:
Q5. Are MEPS and RPS screening people before they can enter their facilities?
A5. Yes, the MEPS and RPS are conducting screening activities for possible COVID-19 infection, to include:
In addition to temperature screening, the MEPS and RPS are using screening questionnaires in the following manner: