Military Entrance Processing Station

Hasenauer, Heike
February 2006
Soldiers;Feb2006, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p38
The article explains the process of enlisting to the U.S. Army. The U.S. Military Entrance Processing Command screen applicants, collectively conducting 312,000 medical exams annually and administering more than 469,000 of the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) tests. All applicants undergo the required medical tests to qualify for enlistment. They also undergo eye and hearing tests and an all-inclusive physical exam. Applicants take the ASVAB test, which includes general geometry problems and visualization and language-skills portion.


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