Shreveport, LA
Military Entrance Processing Station


Major Benjamin J. Walker
United States Army

Senior Enlisted Advisor:
First Sergeant Joy S. Howard
United States Army

2715 Alkay Drive
Shreveport, LA 71118-2509

Phone: (318) 216-4915
Fax: (318) 671-6097 


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The Shreveport 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 Shreveport 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