Health Services

Soldier Medical Readiness Center

The Soldier Medical Readiness Center (SMRC) provides military schools physicals and separation/retirement physical exams.

All physicals consist of two parts:

  • Part 1 includes labs, x-ray, hearing test, and vision test. If you wear glasses, please bring them to your appointment; do not wear contacts.
  • Part 2 will not be scheduled without the completion of part 1. Service members are to wear the PT uniform and arrive 15 minutes early.

Military Service Schools Physicals

  • Commissioning
  • Service Schools
  • Special Operations

All flight physicals must be done at Russell Collier Health Clinic by appointment only.

Separation/Retirement Physicals

Who needs a Separation History and Physical Exam (SHPE)?

  • All Active Duty (AD) and Active Guard and Reserves (AGR) Service Members
  • Reserve Component (RC) on AD orders for 180 days or more of continuous service
  • RC on AD orders for 31 days or more in support of a contingency operation
Service Members who are found unfit for duty through MEB are not required to complete a SHPE as the DES exam meets the SHPE requirement.
SHPE Timeline:
180 days prior to separation/retirement: 180 – 90 days prior to separation/retirement: Less than 90 days prior to separation/retirement: Less than 30 days from separation/retirement or final out/terminal leave date
  • Preference is to complete part 2 of the SHPE less than 30 days from separation/retirement date or start of terminal leave date, whichever is earliest. The SHPE can be completed during terminal leave. The SHPE cannot be completed by SMRC after the SM has been separated/retired.
  • If the SHPE has been completed greater than 30 days prior to separation/retirement date or start of terminal leave, the physical will need to be validated utilizing DD Form 2697 by your TMC provider.
  • If your BDD claim has been completed and the exams are in the electronic health record (in JLV), the VA Separation Health Assessment (VA-SHA) or “general exam” can be validated by SMRC or your TMC provider and does not require the full SHPE.

If reporting for a Chapter physical please bring the memorandum requesting the chapter and escort, if required.

How to Make an Appointment

Part 1 physical appointments can be made through:

Part 2 physical appointments are scheduled at the completion of part 1.
All Special Operations physicals must be scheduled in person at SMRC.
All flight physicals must be done at Russell Collier Health Clinic by appointment only at 254-553-3001.
SMs not enrolled to CRDAMC (Cadets, Guard, Reserves) must register first with Patient Administration at 254-288-8171.

Contact Us

Hours

Monday-Friday
7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
3rd Friday
11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Phone

254-285-6266
254-285-6232

Location

58 West 761st Tank Battalion Avenue
Building 2245
Fort Cavazos, Texas 76544
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