Military Police Basic and AIT Packing List

What you should bring

Your Orders:
Be sure to have all copies of orders and documents issued by your unit recruiter and/or Military Entrance Processing Station (MEPS). These orders must be delivered by you and by hand. Travel and Meal tickets will be provided.

Social Security Card
Driver's License
Direct Deposit Form 1199 signed by a bank official, or the name, address, account number, and routing number of your financial institution
Notarized copies of your Marriage Certificate, Divorce Decree, or Separation Order
Notarized copies of Birth Certificates for all your children under 18
Affidavit of Support for Parents
Court Documents and direct deposit forms if ordered to pay spousal and/or child support
Proof of Citizenship (if applicable)
The name, Social Security number and military address of your spouse if you are married to another service member in the Army or any other military component
Copies of your lease agreement or rental contract for any dependents residing outside of government quarters
Documentation of any ROTC experience
High school and college transcripts

$10, but no more than $50.00 in cash
Traveler's Checks or Money Orders
ATM Card or Personal Check
For Access to your money while at Basic Training: You will be given an advance on your first paycheck for any required purchases.

Clothing Items Male Female
Casual civilian clothing (complete set) 2 2
Casual shoes (pair) 1 1
White, mid-calf cotton athletic socks (no colored bands or logos) 2 2
Small suitcase or gym bag 1 1
Padlock w/ 2 keys 2 2
Toothbrush w/ case 1 1
Toothpaste 1 1
Dental Floss 1 1
Deodorant 1 1
Hairbrush or 6" black comb 1 1
Hair accessories matching natural hair color NA OPT
Shampoo 1 1
Nail clipper 1 1
Disposable shaving razors (no electric) 1 OPT
Shaving cream/gel 1 OPT
Towel (brown) 1 1
Washcloths (brown) 2 2
Underwear/cotton briefs (white or neutral, no thongs) 3 8
Bras (white or neutral) NA 2
Feminine hygiene items NA 1
Required medicines/prescription drugs
(in original pharmacy container or a doctor's written prescription)


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