MILITARY ENTRANCE PROCESSING STATION (MEPS)
|Publication Date:||23 July 2018|
In accordance with the authority in DoD Directive (DoDD) 5124.10, this manual:
• Implements policy, assigns responsibilities, and provides direction for processing civilians into the Military Services pursuant to the authority in DoDD 1145.02E and DoD Instruction (DoDI) 1304.02.
• Takes precedence over any DoD Component publications that contain conflicting guidance regarding processing civilians into the Military Services through MEPS facilities.
APPLICABILITY. This issuance applies to OSD, the Military Departments (including the Coast Guard at all times, including when it is a Service in the Department of Homeland Security by agreement with that Department), the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Joint Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities within the DoD (referred to collectively in this issuance as the "DoD Components").