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Effective July 7 2014 , Directive-Type Memorandum (DTM) 14-006. Separation History and Physical Examination (SHPE). All Regular Army and Reserve Component Soldiers separating from active duty after serving for 180 days or more, or over 30 days in support of a contingency operation, will need to complete a Separation History and Physical Examination (SHPE).

The SHPE will include a review of a Soldier's Medical History, documented on a DD Form 2807-1 (Report of Medical History) and a physical examination, documented on a DD Form 2808 (Report of Medical Examination).

The SHPE must be completed and validated as current within 30 days before the date of spearation, consistent with Army separation procedures.

If you did not in-process with JBLM, then you do not need to out-process with JBLM.

Select which outprocessing category applies:

Leave forms are generated through your unit S1. Copies of your orders can be acquired through the following:

  • For PCS ORDERS, contact your servicing S-1.
  • For ETS, RETIREMENT or SEPARATION ORDERS, contact the Transitions Section.

ONLINE ETS BRIEF. Please pay close attention to the instructions and complete the requirements needed in order to pick up your clearance papers. Click on the icon below to begin the breifing.

JBLM Central Clearance Brief Print and sign the Certificate of Completion and Briefing Agreement Slip found at the end of the briefing. Bring them with you when you go to see the Outprocessing Section.

The primary reference for outprocessing procedures is contained in AR 600-8-101, Chapter 3 and DA Pam 600-8-101, Chapter 3.


Hours of Operation
Closed for lunch daily............................

0900-1130 & 1230-1530 PST
1130-1230 PST
Outprocessing-Central Clearance questions can be sent to:
Location / Mailing Address
JBLM Lewis Main, DHR MPD Outprocessing
Bldg 2140 Liggett Ave, Waller Hall, Room 206B
Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA 98433

All agencies are closed or have limited services during Federal Holidays and DONSAs (Day Of No Scheduled Activities). Please call for Holiday and DONSA schedules.


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