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Suitability Screening Center

The suitability screening center will be a centralized location for active duty members and their families to complete their OVERSEAS SCREENING, SEA DUTY SCREENING (ship duty), or MEDICAL ASSIGNMENT SCREENING (after a period of limited duty).  Per BUMEDINST 1300.2A, the OSS process is required to be completed within 30 days of receipt of Orders. It is important that an OSS is thoroughly completed on each service and family member that is selected to go overseas. For an overview of the OSS process and assigned areas of responsibility, click on the Navy/USMC OSS Flowsheet/Overview link.


Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.   
Thursday: 8:30 - 10:00

Ensure you bring your orders/transfer packet and Personnel Support Detachment memorandum to your appointment.

  Located in the main hospital.  From the main entrance (quarter deck), make a right down the second hallway. The suitability screener's office is the first room on the left, room number 101A.
Conact Information:

(360) 257-9582
(360) 257-9493

(360) 257-9532

Suitability Screening Coordinator 


For orders going overseas: 

For orders going to sea duty:


To ensure suitability of Navy and Marine Corps service and family members for overseas or remote duty assignments. Suitability screening guidance is contained in:

  • OPNAV Instruction 1300.14D
  • NAVPERS 15909F, CH-4 Enlisted Transfer Manual
  • NAVPERS 15559B, CH4, Officers Transfer Manual
  • BUMED Instruction 1300.2A, of 17 FEB 00. Medical, Dental, and Educational Suitability Screening and Exceptional Family Member Program Enrollment.
 Download Additional Forms:

Endorsement Memo- Screening for Assignment to Operational Duty Endorsement Memo.

NAVMED 1300/1 - Medical/Dental Screening Form (Rev 9-2010).

DD Form 2807-1 - Report of Medical History dated Mar 2015. 

NAVPERS Form 1300-16 - Report of Suitability for Overseas Assignments dated Nov 2011. 

Email the Suitability Screening Coordinator to inform the screening coordinator you are initiating a suitability screening appointment. You will receive further instructions via email.

Other Information:

This screening will involve 2 or more visits to our facility, depending on your medical and dental status.

If you have a family member with chronic medical or educational conditions to include asthma or mental health and are on medications, please visit our Exceptional Family Member Program site to enroll or update your family member's status:

Helpful Links:
  Uniform Business Office - Questions Concerning Insurance
Exceptional Family Member - Home Page
U.S. Naval Hospital Okinawa Online - For people that are transferring to Okinawa, Yokosuka, and Guam please visit their website.
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