Applying to the Commissioned Corps

The Commissioned Corps is currently accepting applications for physicians and dentists. Begin the application process by calling 1.800.279.1605.

Beginning Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 0900 EST, the general duty application process will open to prior Junior Commissioned Officer Student Training and Extern Program (JrCOSTEP) officers who began their JrCOSTEP tour in 2011 or later. These prior JrCOSTEP participants must possess their qualifying degree and meet general duty appointment standards when contacting the Commissioned Corps Recruitment Call Center to begin the process. The process is open to prior JrCOSTEP participants, regardless of their Commissioned Corps professional category. To begin the first step in the general duty application process, candidates should contact the Commissioned Corps Recruitment Call Center at 800-279-1605. For additional information please visit

7 Steps to Become a Commissioned Corps Officer

Page Last Modified on 9/30/2014