Can you switch branches during MEPS?
Can you switch branches during MEPS?
You can’t switch at MEPs, but you could deny signing anything at MEPs if something went wrong maybe with the MOS you were told you were going to get wasn’t available and just leave. Then go to another branch after that.
Can you change branches while DEP?
Can you change branches while in the DEP? Yes and no. The recruiter from the branch that you would like to switch to can help you submit your request to separate from the branch you are currently enrolled in the DEP with. Your separation request reason is that you would like to join a different branch of service.
Can you switch branches after enlistment?
Typically, the move from one branch to another requires one to complete their enlistment contract. It may take four the six years depending on the time you enlisted. Then you have to get out of the military, and then visit a recruiter to join the different service, as a prior-service recruit.
Is MEPS different for each branch?
No. Your information and “ownership” needs to be swapped and you have to process separately for another service. Some forms at the same. Some are different.
How long does a MEPS to MEPS transfer take?
It can take anywhere from a week to a month depending on the sending meps and if there were any flags on your file because you’re currently in an open or PDQ status which is generally what happens for a meps to meps. A test only transfer between two meps who work together routinely will be very fast.
Do you have to retake the Asvab to switch branches?
The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) retest policy requires a one-month wait between administration of the initial ASVAB and a retest. To retake the ASVAB a second time, another one-month wait is required.
Can you switch branches before your contract ends?
In most cases someone cannot simply transfer from one branch of the service to another without completing their enlistment contract, getting out, and then joining the different service, as a prior-service recruit.
Do you have to go to basic training if you switch branches?
You may have to go back to basic training even if you do have 180 days in the military if you were still in AIT or ADT. With the Marines, you’re more than likely going to have to go through Boot Camp again, especially if you’re transferring from another branch.
How long does MEPS medical take?
Everything together should take two days, though there are some situations that may make things shorter or longer. Some people will go into their branch’s delayed entry program (DEP) and go home after MEPS to wait until their ship-out date. Others will embark to basic training immediately after MEPS.
When is the last time you swore in at MEPs?
You swore in (for the final time) the last time you were at MEPS. Tip: While your family and friends are certainly invited to this final swearing-in ceremony, they’re not welcome to hang out with you during the rest of the process. They’ll have to kill time in the waiting room or coffee shop (if available) until it’s time to swear in.
Who is in charge at MEPs basic training?
Quite possibly, you are. Before you leave MEPS, each service branch will appoint one recruit to be in charge of all other recruits of your branch, until you arrive at your basic training location.
What happens if you’re late for the MEPs trip?
If you’re on time, you’re late. If you’re late, you’re dead. If your family and friends accompanied you on this final MEPS trip, after the swearing-in is a good time to say goodbye because you won’t see them again for a few months.
When to say goodbye to family after MEPs?
If your family and friends accompanied you on this final MEPS trip, after the swearing-in is a good time to say goodbye because you won’t see them again for a few months. At most MEPS locations, you can sit with your loved ones at a coffee shop where you can spend your last minutes before you ship out to basic.
Can you switch branches during MEPS? You can’t switch at MEPs, but you could deny signing anything at MEPs if something went wrong maybe with the MOS you were told you were going to get wasn’t available and just leave. Then go to another branch after that. Can you change branches while DEP? Can you…