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    A Look Inside Navy MEPS

    Learn about the Military Entrance Processing Station (MEPS) and what to expect by watching Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark Hughner.

    A Look Inside the Recruitment Process

    Army National Guardsmen talk about what it was like going through the recruitment process.

    The Army Recruiting Process

    Army Recruiter Staff Sgt. Roger Whaley shares the questions he typically asks a potential recruit.

    MEPS: Security and Background Check

    All applicants undergo a background check and fingerprinting at MEPS. In addition, biometric scanning is now used to ensure the security of...

    MEPS: Physical Exam

    Every applicant must undergo a physical exam at MEPS to ensure he or she can meet the demands of service.

    MEPS: Oath of Enlistment

    The Oath of Enlistment is the final stage of the MEPS process, when applicants officially become members of the U.S. Military.

    Air National Guard Recruiting

    An Air National Guard recruiter walks new recruits through the enlistment process.

    MEPS: Taking the ASVAB, Finding a Career

    The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery of tests, commonly called the ASVAB, is designed to help match military applicants with the right...

    The Marine Corps Recruiting Process

    Sgt. Hodges, a Marine Corps recruiter in Boston, discusses with potential applicants the career opportunities available in the Marine Corps.

    MEPS Overview

    A Military Entrance Processing Station (MEPS) is where applicants for military service go to complete the enlistment process.

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    FUTURES Magazine

    Want to see even more of what life in the Military is really like? Check out our FUTURES magazine page! Order or download a complimentary magazine featuring an in-depth look into the lives of the people who make up today's Military, and be sure to check out the accompanying videos.