Recruiting Station Twin Cities

 

Recruiting Station Twin Cities

Midwest Marines

Fort Snelling, Minn.
Staff Sgt. Dalton Revier, a recruiter with Marine Corps Recruiting Station Twin Cities, was honored as the hometown hero at the World's Toughest Rodeo in Saint Paul, Minn. Feb. 5. Revier, a Twin Cities native, was selected for this honor due to his exceptional service both at home and abroad.
Twin Cities Marine is Hometown Hero at World's Toughest Rodeo
Staff Sgt. Dalton Revier, a recruiter with Marine Corps Recruiting Station Twin Cities, was honored as the hometown hero at the World's Toughest Rodeo in Saint Paul, Minn. Feb. 5. Revier, a Twin Cities native, was selected for this honor due to his exceptional service both at home and abroad.
Jordan Meadows is presented the Commandant of the Marine Corps Trophy by members of Recruiting Station St. Louis Jan. 31 at the University of Illinois Basketball game for finishing top of his class of 220 Officer Candidates. Jordan's superb physical fitness, self-less leadership and successful academics distinguished him as the number one candidate.
Officer Candidate awarded CMC Trophy
Jordan Meadows is presented the Commandant of the Marine Corps Trophy by members of Recruiting Station St. Louis Jan. 31 at the University of Illinois Basketball game for finishing top of his class of 220 Officer Candidates. Jordan's superb physical fitness, self-less leadership and successful academics distinguished him as the number one candidate.
Recruiting Sub-Station Quad Cities' Pool Function on January 30, 2016 started off with a max set of pull-ups and two minutes of crunches. Afterwards, the Poolees were given some Marine Corps knowledge, tips, and tricks for their 5 mile hike soon to follow.
RSS Quad Cities' 5 Mile Hike
Recruiting Sub-Station Quad Cities' Pool Function on January 30, 2016 started off with a max set of pull-ups and two minutes of crunches. Afterwards, the Poolees were given some Marine Corps knowledge, tips, and tricks for their 5 mile hike soon to follow.
Recruiting Sub-Station Quad Cities' Pool Function on January 30, 2016 started off with a max set of pull-ups and two minutes of crunches. Afterwards, the Poolees were given some Marine Corps knowledge, tips, and tricks for their 5 mile hike soon to follow.
RSS Quad Cities' Pool Function
Recruiting Sub-Station Quad Cities' Pool Function on January 30, 2016 started off with a max set of pull-ups and two minutes of crunches. Afterwards, the Poolees were given some Marine Corps knowledge, tips, and tricks for their 5 mile hike soon to follow.
Marines and sailors of the 9th Marine Corps District and Naval Station Great Lakes dined with Chicago Cubs players at the USO of Illinois’ Cub’s Caravan Luncheon Jan. 14, in downtown Chicago. Cub’s players mingled with service members over lunch at the free event, which is part of the TixForTroops program in the state of Illinois.
Chicago Cubs Luncheon
Marines and sailors of the 9th Marine Corps District and Naval Station Great Lakes dined with Chicago Cubs players at the USO of Illinois’ Cub’s Caravan Luncheon Jan. 14, in downtown Chicago. Cub’s players mingled with service members over lunch at the free event, which is part of the TixForTroops program in the state of Illinois.
Marines and sailors of the 9th Marine Corps District and Naval Station Great Lakes dined with Chicago Cubs players at the USO of Illinois’ Cub’s Caravan Luncheon Jan. 14, in downtown Chicago. Cub’s players mingled with service members over lunch at the free event, which is part of the TixForTroops program in the state of Illinois.
Chicago Cubs Luncheon
Marines and sailors of the 9th Marine Corps District and Naval Station Great Lakes dined with Chicago Cubs players at the USO of Illinois’ Cub’s Caravan Luncheon Jan. 14, in downtown Chicago. Cub’s players mingled with service members over lunch at the free event, which is part of the TixForTroops program in the state of Illinois.
The Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, Sgt. Maj. Ronald L. Green, speaks with Marines during a Jan. 5 visit to 9th Marine Corps District, Great Lakes, Ill. The sergeant major visited service members with Midwest Marines and Navy  Recruit Training Command on his way back to Washington, D.C., from the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl.
Sgt. Maj. Green Visits 9th District Headquarters
The Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, Sgt. Maj. Ronald L. Green, speaks with Marines during a Jan. 5 visit to 9th Marine Corps District, Great Lakes, Ill. The sergeant major visited service members with Midwest Marines and Navy Recruit Training Command on his way back to Washington, D.C., from the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl.
The Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, Sgt. Maj. Ronald L. Green, speaks with Marines during a Jan. 5 visit to 9th Marine Corps District, Great Lakes, Ill. The sergeant major visited service members with Midwest Marines and Navy  Recruit Training Command on his way back to Washington, D.C., from the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl.
Sgt. Maj. Green visits Marines of 9th Marine Corps District
The Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, Sgt. Maj. Ronald L. Green, speaks with Marines during a Jan. 5 visit to 9th Marine Corps District, Great Lakes, Ill. The sergeant major visited service members with Midwest Marines and Navy Recruit Training Command on his way back to Washington, D.C., from the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl.
The United States Marine Corps recruiters from Recruiting Sub-Station Kalamazoo, Mich., joined Michigan State Troopers in a toy drive, hosted by a Western Michigan University frat and sorority, Dec. 12, 2015. The purpose of the drive was to fill a Michigan State Trooper patrol car with toys and canned foods to be distributed to families in need for the Christmas holiday season. More than 300 brand-new toys and 100 canned foods were collected.
Marines participate in Western Michigan University toy drive
The United States Marine Corps recruiters from Recruiting Sub-Station Kalamazoo, Mich., joined Michigan State Troopers in a toy drive, hosted by a Western Michigan University frat and sorority, Dec. 12, 2015. The purpose of the drive was to fill a Michigan State Trooper patrol car with toys and canned foods to be distributed to families in need for the Christmas holiday season. More than 300 brand-new toys and 100 canned foods were collected.
Sergeant Major Christopher A. Farrell, Marine Corps Recruiting Station Kansas City sergeant major, stands before a joint-service formation before the start of the Kansas City Chiefs' Military Appreciation Day game against the San Diego Chargers at Arrowhead Stadium, Dec. 13, 2015. Servicemembers from the Marine Corps, Army, Navy, Air Force, and Coast Guard were in attendance for the day's pregame and halftime festivities which included military vehicle static displays, joint-service color guard, and the Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon.
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Sergeant Major Christopher A. Farrell, Marine Corps Recruiting Station Kansas City sergeant major, stands before a joint-service formation before the start of the Kansas City Chiefs' Military Appreciation Day game against the San Diego Chargers at Arrowhead Stadium, Dec. 13, 2015. Servicemembers from the Marine Corps, Army, Navy, Air Force, and Coast Guard were in attendance for the day's pregame and halftime festivities which included military vehicle static displays, joint-service color guard, and the Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon.
Staff Sgt. Benjamin Dittenbir, Recruiting Station Lansing, Recruiting Sub-Station Central Michigan staff noncommissioned officer-in-charge, helps Timothy Laskowski pick out a toy at Meijer’s Shop with the Heroes event in Mt. Pleasant, Mich., Dec. 8, 2015. Meijer selected a group of underprivileged kids and granted them a 100 dollar spending allowance so they could get their family members gifts, and maybe something for themselves too. They also had volunteers to help them wrap the gifts, provided pizza, drinks and a DJ for the kids and their families to enjoy.
Mt. Pleasant, Mich., Marine Corps Recruiters Get Involved
Staff Sgt. Benjamin Dittenbir, Recruiting Station Lansing, Recruiting Sub-Station Central Michigan staff noncommissioned officer-in-charge, helps Timothy Laskowski pick out a toy at Meijer’s Shop with the Heroes event in Mt. Pleasant, Mich., Dec. 8, 2015. Meijer selected a group of underprivileged kids and granted them a 100 dollar spending allowance so they could get their family members gifts, and maybe something for themselves too. They also had volunteers to help them wrap the gifts, provided pizza, drinks and a DJ for the kids and their families to enjoy.
Marine Corps Poolees from Recruiting Sub-Station Grand Rapids South conduct a swear-in ceremony, led by Capt. Tracey Smith, Recruiting Station Lansing, Mich., executive officer, on the ice inside Van Andel Arena during the Grand Rapids Griffins hockey game, Dec. 9, 2015. According to Master Sgt. Kenneth Murillo, RS Lansing, RSS Grand Rapids South staff noncommissioned officer-in-charge, events like this are key in showing the Poolees they have their community’s support in their decision to join the United States Marine Corps and it helps keep them motivated.
Grand Rapids Marine Corps Poolees Get Griffin's Fans Fired Up
Marine Corps Poolees from Recruiting Sub-Station Grand Rapids South conduct a swear-in ceremony, led by Capt. Tracey Smith, Recruiting Station Lansing, Mich., executive officer, on the ice inside Van Andel Arena during the Grand Rapids Griffins hockey game, Dec. 9, 2015. According to Master Sgt. Kenneth Murillo, RS Lansing, RSS Grand Rapids South staff noncommissioned officer-in-charge, events like this are key in showing the Poolees they have their community’s support in their decision to join the United States Marine Corps and it helps keep them motivated.
Staff Sgt. Leah J. Minder, left, a Marine recruiter in Mt. Pleasant, Mich., and her husband, Darren D. Minder, right, former Marine Corps sergeant and Purple Heart recipient, stand with their daughters, Jordan, left, and Addison after their combined promotion and Purple Heart ceremony inside the Saginaw Valley State University Field House, Dec. 5, 2015. Staff Sergeant Minder was promoted to the rank of staff sergeant and Darren received his Purple Heart medal for sustaining an enemy gunshot wound to the abdomen on a patrol, while deployed to Habbinyah, Iraq, as a corporal, Oct. 4, 2006.
Military Couple Celebrate Sacrifice and Service: Husband Receives Purple Heart, Wife Receives Promotion
Staff Sgt. Leah J. Minder, left, a Marine recruiter in Mt. Pleasant, Mich., and her husband, Darren D. Minder, right, former Marine Corps sergeant and Purple Heart recipient, stand with their daughters, Jordan, left, and Addison after their combined promotion and Purple Heart ceremony inside the Saginaw Valley State University Field House, Dec. 5, 2015. Staff Sergeant Minder was promoted to the rank of staff sergeant and Darren received his Purple Heart medal for sustaining an enemy gunshot wound to the abdomen on a patrol, while deployed to Habbinyah, Iraq, as a corporal, Oct. 4, 2006.
Maj. Christopher Buck, left, Recruiting Station Lansing commanding officer, pins the Purple Heart medal on the collar of Darren D. Minder, a former Marine Corps sergeant, inside the Saginaw Valley State University Field House, Dec. 5, 2015. Darren received the Purple Heart for sustaining an enemy gunshot wound to the abdomen while on a patrol during his deployment to Habbinyah, Iraq, as a corporal on Oct. 4, 2006.
Military Couple Celebrate Sacrifice and Service: Husband Receives Purple Heart, Wife Receives Promotion
Maj. Christopher Buck, left, Recruiting Station Lansing commanding officer, pins the Purple Heart medal on the collar of Darren D. Minder, a former Marine Corps sergeant, inside the Saginaw Valley State University Field House, Dec. 5, 2015. Darren received the Purple Heart for sustaining an enemy gunshot wound to the abdomen while on a patrol during his deployment to Habbinyah, Iraq, as a corporal on Oct. 4, 2006.
Leah J. Minder, middle, a Marine Corps recruiter in Mt. Pleasant, Mich., receives a promotion to staff sergeant inside the Saginaw Valley State University Field House, Dec. 5, 2015. Minder’s rank is pinned to her collars by 1stSgt Todd Braun, right, Alpha Company I-I, 1st battalion 24th Marines, 25th regiment, 4th Marine Division, first sergeant in Grand Rapids, Mich., and her husband, Darren D. Minder, left, former Marine Corps sergeant and Purple Heart medal recipient.
Military Couple Celebrate Sacrifice and Service: Husband Receives Purple Heart, Wife Receives Promotion
Leah J. Minder, middle, a Marine Corps recruiter in Mt. Pleasant, Mich., receives a promotion to staff sergeant inside the Saginaw Valley State University Field House, Dec. 5, 2015. Minder’s rank is pinned to her collars by 1stSgt Todd Braun, right, Alpha Company I-I, 1st battalion 24th Marines, 25th regiment, 4th Marine Division, first sergeant in Grand Rapids, Mich., and her husband, Darren D. Minder, left, former Marine Corps sergeant and Purple Heart medal recipient.
Darren D. Minder, a former Marine Corps sergeant, awaits to be dismissed after receiving the Purple Heart inside the Saginaw Valley State University Field House, Dec. 5, 2015. Darren received the Purple Heart medal for sustaining an enemy gunshot wound to the abdomen while on a patrol during his deployment to Habbinyah, Iraq, as a corporal, Oct. 4, 2006.
Military Couple Celebrate Sacrifice and Service: Husband Receives Purple Heart, Wife Receives Promotion
Darren D. Minder, a former Marine Corps sergeant, awaits to be dismissed after receiving the Purple Heart inside the Saginaw Valley State University Field House, Dec. 5, 2015. Darren received the Purple Heart medal for sustaining an enemy gunshot wound to the abdomen while on a patrol during his deployment to Habbinyah, Iraq, as a corporal, Oct. 4, 2006.
Sgt. Michael Capasso speaks at Eden Prairie high School before awarding local athlete, J. D. Spielman, an honorary game jersey for the Semper Fi All American Bowl. The SFAAB is the Marine Corps' own high school football bowl, which pits 100 of the best and brightest young athletes in the nation against each other. Those who are chosen to play in the SFAAB are selected based on their performance on the football field, and their character off the field.
Eden Prairie High School Athlete Selected to Play in Semper Fi Bowl
Sgt. Michael Capasso speaks at Eden Prairie high School before awarding local athlete, J. D. Spielman, an honorary game jersey for the Semper Fi All American Bowl. The SFAAB is the Marine Corps' own high school football bowl, which pits 100 of the best and brightest young athletes in the nation against each other. Those who are chosen to play in the SFAAB are selected based on their performance on the football field, and their character off the field.
Capt. Ryan Kilkenny presents Tucker McCann his Semper Fidelis Bowl Game Jersey at a presentation at O'Fallon High School, O'Fallon, IL Dec. 2. Tucker, one of the top place kickers in the nation and University of Missouri commit, will play for the West Team during the 5th annual Semper Fidelis Bowl Game in Carson, CA.
Tucker McCann receives Semper Fidelis Bowl Game jersey
Capt. Ryan Kilkenny presents Tucker McCann his Semper Fidelis Bowl Game Jersey at a presentation at O'Fallon High School, O'Fallon, IL Dec. 2. Tucker, one of the top place kickers in the nation and University of Missouri commit, will play for the West Team during the 5th annual Semper Fidelis Bowl Game in Carson, CA.
United States Marines and members of the Armed Forces gathered Nov. 15 to honor the service members and FBI agents who have died since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, at St. John Fisher Parish, Chicago, Ill. The memorial was organized by members of the McCarthy Group, named after Marine Medal of Honor Recipient Lt. Col. Joseph J. McCarthy, and whose sole mission is to honor those men and women who have died in service to the nation. (U.S. Marine Corps Official Photo by Capt. James F. Stenger/released)
Marines Honor the Fallen
United States Marines and members of the Armed Forces gathered Nov. 15 to honor the service members and FBI agents who have died since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, at St. John Fisher Parish, Chicago, Ill. The memorial was organized by members of the McCarthy Group, named after Marine Medal of Honor Recipient Lt. Col. Joseph J. McCarthy, and whose sole mission is to honor those men and women who have died in service to the nation. (U.S. Marine Corps Official Photo by Capt. James F. Stenger/released)
United States Marines and members of the Armed Forces gathered Nov. 15 to honor the service members and FBI agents who have died since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, at St. John Fisher Parish, Chicago, Ill. The memorial was organized by members of the McCarthy Group, named after Marine Medal of Honor Recipient Lt. Col. Joseph J. McCarthy, and whose sole mission is to honor those men and women who have died in service to the nation. (U.S. Marine Corps Official Photo by Capt. James F. Stenger/released)
Marines Honor the Fallen
United States Marines and members of the Armed Forces gathered Nov. 15 to honor the service members and FBI agents who have died since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, at St. John Fisher Parish, Chicago, Ill. The memorial was organized by members of the McCarthy Group, named after Marine Medal of Honor Recipient Lt. Col. Joseph J. McCarthy, and whose sole mission is to honor those men and women who have died in service to the nation. (U.S. Marine Corps Official Photo by Capt. James F. Stenger/released)
9th MCD Mission

The mission of the 9th Marine Corps District is to supervise and administer the enlisted and officer procurement programs of the Regular and Reserve establishment and to perform such other tasks as may be directed by the Commandant of the Marine Corps.  

The 9th District maintains eight recruiting stations, 96 recruiting substations, 139 permanent contact stations, 10 transient recruiting facilities, and 11 officer selection offices.

The District spans 12 states across the nation's upper Midwest.