Military Entrance Processing Station
The mission of USMEPCOM and the Lansing MEPS is to prepare individuals for enlistment or induction into the armed services by applying established DoD standards in order to determine eligibility for military service. The Lansing MEPS is one of a network of 65 MEPS facilities located nationwide and in Puerto Rico.
An active participant in the greater Lansing community, the military service members and civilian employees of the Lansing MEPS volunteer at various local events throughout the year. Additionally, our Student Testing team travels around much of Michigan to provide aptitude testing services for thousands of the state's young men and women, offering career information and an opportunity to serve the nation.
The Lansing MEPS is proud to be a gateway for Michigan's future leaders.
The Lansing MEPS is one of a network of 65 MEPS located nationwide and in Puerto Rico.
A separate Department of Defense (DoD) agency, USMEPCOM is comprised of two geographical sectors and staffed with personnel from all military services.
The mission of USMEPCOM and the Lansing MEPS is to process individuals for enlistment or induction into the armed services, based on DoD-approved peacetime and mobilization standards.
Three primary areas are considered in determining an applicant's qualifications for enlistment:
- aptitude for military service
- physical qualification
- background evaluation screening