Induction Centers

Induction Centers (HM1ZF7)

Location: Carlisle, PA 17013 Cumberland County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 12.333', W 77° 9.579'

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During World War II millions of draftees began their military service by reporting to induction centers established throughout the country. At the induction center future soldiers had to successfully complete the following tasks:
- Undergo physical examinations conducted in groups of 25 using an assembly line approach.
- Receive a physical evaluation.
- Be fingerprinted and undergo a criminal background check.
- Participate in a pre-assignment interview during which interviewees expressed the type of service they desired.
- Sign induction papers and receive individual serial numbers.
- Participate in a formal swearing-in ceremony.
- Depart on two weeks' furlough before reporting to reception centers located throughout the country.
HM NumberHM1ZF7
Placed ByU.S. Army Heritage and Education Center
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, July 5th, 2017 at 9:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 316199 N 4452808
Decimal Degrees40.20555000, -77.15965000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 12.333', W 77° 9.579'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 12' 19.98" N, 77° 9' 34.74" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Army Heritage Trail, Carlisle PA 17013, US
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