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Military Health System

Physical Evaluation Board

If the Medical Evaluation Board (MEB) determines the Service member does not meet retention standards for his/her military occupational specialty (MOS)/military occupational classification (MOC), then the Service member will be referred to a Physical Evaluation Board (PEB). The Service PEBs are administrative boards which determine whether a Service member’s injury prevents his/her continued performance in the military service.

The Service member will have the opportunity to review and comment on the medical and non-medical information referred to the PEB. The Service member is responsible for providing accurate, comprehensive information about existing medical conditions, especially if they have been treated by non-military or civilian care providers, and also any administrative actions.

The PEB determines:

  • Fitness or unfitness to continue military service
  • Eligibility for disability compensation
  • Disability codes and percentage rating
  • Disposition of the Service member’s case
  • Whether or not the injury or illness is combat-related

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DD Form 2802: Report of Medical Examination

Form/Template
1/10/2005

To obtain medical data for determination of medical fitness for enlistment, induction, appointment and retention for applicants and members of the Armed Forces. The information will also be used for medical boards and separation of Service members from the Armed Forces.

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Last Updated: November 23, 2015
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