Department of Soldier Readiness Services
The Department is located at the Madigan Army Medical Center Annex and can be reached by taking I-5 exit 122 Berkeley exit which turns into Jackson Street once you clear the gate. Take Jackson street down to the 3rd light and make a right on Madigan Ave, then another right at the first stop light which is Wilson road. Follow Wilson road until you get to west Hayes Street. Make a right on West Hayes Street and come down to the dead end.
The Physical Examination Clinic, Medical Readiness Clinic, Fort Hunter Liggett Medical Aid Station and MEDPROS Coordinator collectively make up the Department of Soldier Readiness Services.
- Our department goal is to meet or exceed JBLM Readiness standards of 95%.
- We aim to provide support and guidance to all Commanders on JBLM and outlying units to ensure Soldiers assigned are medically ready to deploy when called upon.
- The Department of Soldier Readiness lends medical expertise and support to sustain our National Guard and Reserve Soldiers to backfill or deploy.
- Ensure all physicals and deployment assessments are completed on time.
- To provide a medically ready force and a ready medical force to combatant commands in both peacetime and wartime.
Medical Readiness Clinic
From I-5 South or North, take Exit 120 (Joint Base Lewis-McChord Main Gate) Continue on that road until you get to Pendleton. Take a right on Pendleton and continue on that street until you get to 10th Street. Take a left on 10th Street and the Soldier Readiness Processing Center will be located on your left. For mapping directions to Waller Hall / Soldier Readiness Processing, the address is: 2140 Liggett Ave, Joint Base Lewis McChord 98431.
The Medical Readiness Service (MRS) provides a range of services to support Soldier readiness for In-processing, Out-processing and Deployments. These services include:
- Periodic Health Assessments (PHAs)
- Pre Deployment Health Assessments (PreDHAs)
- Post Deployment Health Assessments (PostDHAs)
- Post Deployment Health Re-Assessments (PDHRAs)
- Vision & Hearing screening
- Lab draw samples from Service members to meet readiness and pre-deployment requirements
We service all active duty Soldiers including active duty reserve & Active Duty Guard Reserve (AGR) as well as Civilian Contractors assigned to JBLM. Access to our service is limited to Unit arrangements for appointments through the Soldier Readiness Processing (SRP). Walk-ins are not permitted.
Physical Examination Clinic
The Physical Examination Clinic is located at the Madigan Army Medical Center Annex and can be reached by taking I-5 exit 122 Berkeley exit which turns into Jackson Street once you clear the gate. Take Jackson Street down to the 3rd light and make a right on Madigan Avenue, then another right at the first stop light which is Wilson road. Follow Wilson road until you get to west Hayes Street. Make a right on West Hayes Street and come down to the dead-end.
All active duty Soldiers including Active Duty, Reserve, & Active Guard Reserve (AGR) from all Services ( Army, Air Force, Coast Guard, Marine Corp, & Navy residing in the following States are Eligible to be seen here at the Physical Examination clinic: Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Nevada & California to include Tricare Prime Remote.)
The Joint Base Lewis-McChord Hearing Program is located in Madigan Annex and can be reached by taking I-5 Exit 122 and turning left onto Madigan Ave. and right onto Wilson Avenue, a left on Lincoln Avenue, left on McKinley Avenue, and a left onto East Johnson Street. Park in the parking lot on the left, and enter through Ramp 2 and continue to Building 9911C.
The JBLM Hearing Program Clinic provides hearing screenings for only active duty service members to update their Medical Protection System (MEDPROS) for annual hearing tests, plus pre-deployment and post-deployment hearing examinations.
- Annual/Follow-up Hearing Exams: To book, please call Tricare (800) 404-4506 and request a “WELL” exam.
- Referrals for Diagnostic Evaluation with Audiologist: To book, please call Tricare (800) 404-4506 and request a “SPEC” exam.
- Soldiers assigned to 201st BSB, 16th CAB, and 51st Signal are seen at the Winder Clinic.
- All physical (retirement, chapter, flight, ranger, or school) packets are seen at the Winder Clinic.
The JBLM Hearing Program is in place to protect and maximize the ability to hear and communicate, prevent hearing injuries, and provide clinical hearing care services for military and Department of the Army civilian personnel working or operating in noise hazardous settings. The JBLM Hearing Program focuses on four areas of service: Hearing Readiness, Operational Hearing Services, Clinical Hearing Services, and Hearing Conservation. Personnel will be enrolled in a comprehensive hearing program when required to work or operate in hazardous noise environments or with suspected ototoxins (ear poisons). Department of the Army Pamphlet 40-501, paragraph 3-3 provides definitions of hazardous noise. Appendix C provides examples of typical noise hazardous activities that meet the criteria for enrollment in a comprehensive Hearing Program.