What should I wear to MEPS?
A few general tips and rules for MEPS: Wear conservative, comfortable clothing. No offensive writing on t-shirts, no sagging pants, no open-toed shoes, tank tops, halter tops, bare midriffs. Don’t use profanity or be overly loud or obnoxious in the MEPS building.
What should you not do before MEPS?
Don’t bring stereo headphones, watches, jewelry, excessive cash or any other valuables. Ask your recruiter for a list of recommended personal items to bring to basic training. Processing starts early at the MEPS. You must report on time.
Can I wear leggings to MEPS?
Females are allowed to wear a nice blouse. Avoid jeans. If your pants/trousers have belt loops, you will wear a belt. No sweatpants or leggings under any circumstances.
Should I shave before MEPS?
Nope. It is just like the first time you ever went to MEPS. You do not have to shave, have a hair cut etc. You simply have to show up, follow their little checklist of what not to bring and/or do and follow orders.
What can MEPS disqualify you for?
The choice is yours.
- Abdominal Organs and Gastrointestinal System. The following conditions may disqualify you for military service:
- Blood and blood-forming tissue diseases.
- Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders.
- Upper extremities.
- Lower extremities.
How long after MEPS is boot camp?
Originally Answered: how long does it take to get sent to basic training after MEPS? It depends on the job and how many openings it has. MOS with high volume of soldiers may take a couple months before you actually ship off. But the average time from what I’ve heard is 1– 6 months.
Is MEPS hard to pass?
MEPS is easy. You simply take a physical and pass the physical. And do a lot of paperwork. As for as what you can do, that generally means being in shape going to your delayed entry program meetings.
Does your recruiter go with you to MEPS?
Your recruiter will do some MEPS prescreening, and once that clears, an appointment with your local MEPS can be made. A day at MEPS can and will be a long day of testing and screening, so be prepared for a long day of “hurry up and wait.”
Can you bring your phone to MEPS?
Yes, you can BRING your phone to MEPS. Yes, you can BRING your phone to MEPS. However, once processing begins you will need to place it with your other stuff in your designated storage area until everything is completed for the day.
How long is the MEPS physical?
A visit for Testing Only is much more controllable and lasts about 3 hours, in the afternoon or early evening. A visit for Enlistment Only (applicant has already completed Testing and Physical ) is also much more controllable and takes one to four hours.
What do I need to bring to MEPS physical?
Preparing for MEPS Bring your Social Security card, birth certificate, and driver’s license. Remove earrings (they obstruct the headset used for the hearing test) If you wear glasses or contacts, bring them along with your prescription. Processing starts early at the MEPS, so be sure to report on time.
Can you wear a sports bra at MEPS?
A sports bra is acceptable. DO NOT WEAR STRAPLESS. A normal bra or sports bra is acceptable. Here are some of the tips I have gathered here for you in preparation for MEPS and the hotel stay.
Can you back out after you swear in at MEPS?
Why else do you want out? The short answer is yes, you can back out after enlisting at MEPS. It is better to do it now then to wait until you get to boot camp. The Marines will likely try to pull you back in though, so expect that.
Do they wake you up at MEPS?
You wake up early at around 4:00 am. Make sure to eat a large breakfast as you have a long day ahead of you. The MEPS will provide you lunch at no cost and dinner if you stay overnight at the motel.
What time do they wake you up at MEPS?
Wake – up call is at 3:15 AM. Breakfast is served at 4:15 AM sharp. The bus leaves at 4:45 sharp. If you have not eaten by 4:45, you will not eat.