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9th Marine Corps District

Midwest Marines

Naval Station Great Lakes, Illinois
Sergeant John Brilhart, a musician with Marine Band San Diego, performs a solo at the Illinois State University Center for the Performing Arts during a tour of the Midwest. The band performs at more than 350 appearances per year. The band performs every Friday at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, California when they are not on tour. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt Calvin Hilt)
Corporal Trent Larson, a musician with Marine Band San Diego, performs at Huntington North High School during a tour of the Midwest. The band is consists of 50 Marines, with each musician playing in multiple other ensembles. The band performs every Friday at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, California when they are not on tour. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt Calvin Hilt)
Sergeant Kevin Williams, a drill instructor with Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, California, instructs a poolee how to properly lift ammo cans during the combat fitness test at an all-hands pool function. Recruiting Station Indianapolis hosted the pool function to simulate recruit training, while preparing  the poolees to deal with the stress and high tempo during the 13-week training regimen. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Carl King/Released)
Sergeants Kevin Williams and Matthew Schihl, drill instructors with Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, California, motivate a poolee to run faster during the combat fitness test at an all-hands pool function. Recruiting Station Indianapolis hosted the pool function to simulate recruit training, while preparing  the poolees to deal with the stress and high tempo during the 13-week training regimen. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Carl King/Released)
Sergeant Matthew Schihl, a drill instructor with Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, California, motivates a poolee to run faster during the combat fitness test at an all-hands pool function. Recruiting Station Indianapolis hosted the pool function to simulate recruit training, while preparing  the poolees to deal with the stress and high tempo during the 13-week training regimen. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Carl King/Released)
Sergeant Matthew Schihl, a drill instructor with Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, California, motivates a poolee during the combat fitness test at an all-hands pool function. Recruiting Station Indianapolis hosted the pool function to simulate recruit training, while preparing  the poolees to deal with the stress and high tempo during the 13-week training regimen. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Carl King/Released)
Sergeant Maj. Lester Abanto, Recruiting Station Indianapolis sergeant major, motivates poolees during the RS all-hands pool function, April 13, in Indianapolis, Indiana. Recruiting Station Indianapolis hosted the pool function to simulate recruit training, while preparing  the poolees to deal with the stress and high tempo during the 13-week training regimen. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Carl King/Released)
Marines with Marine Corps Recruiting Command G3 Team develop user stories for the Marine Corps Recruiting Information Support System II Feb. 8, in Stafford, Virginia. Marine Corps Systems Command has partnered with Marine Corps Recruiting Command to develop MCRISS II with the goal of making the job of recruiters a little easier. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Joseph Neigh)
CEDARBURG, Wisc --- Staff Sgt. Nicholas Ranum, a Marine Corps Recruiting Station Milwaukee Marketing and Communications Marine, visited Ruth Voight-Holman, a Marine World War II Veteran, at Lasata Senior Living Campus in Cedarburg, Wisconsin, on Wednesday, January 23rd. He talked with her and bonded over their time in the Marines.
MILWAUKEE, Wisc. --- Gunnery Sgt. Pete Vargo, the staff noncommissioned officer-in-charge of Recruiting Substation Green Bay, was presented the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal Thursday, August 2nd by Major Gen. James Bierman during a visit to Marine Corps Recruiting Station Milwaukee. Vargo was awarded the medal for his swift response and assistance at a vehicle crash on I-41 in Washington County that left seven injured and took the life of an 18-year-old.
IRON MOUNTAIN, Mich. -- Gunnery Sgt. Pete Vargo and Staff Sgt. Eric Fritz, Recruiting Substation Green Bay Recruiters, presented Caleb Plumley with the Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps Marine scholarship at graduation from Iron Mountain High School. NROTC trains future leaders in the Navy and Marine Corps while they attend college. Plumley plans to become a Marine Corps officer after graduation from the University of Michigan. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Emma S. Norris)
DLA Land and Maritime recruits at the 2019 OFIC Career fest on Feb 1, 2019.
Command Chief Warrant Officer
Emerson Dycus, a Green Bay, Wisconsin, native, is seen here during a Civil Air Patrol function. Dycus was selected from over 500 applicants to take part in the Marine Corps’ Summer Leadership and Character Development Academy at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia. The academy will enhance her leadership and teamwork skills while also introducing her to the armed forces and opportunities that lie in the armed forces (Courtesy photo).
LITTLE CHUTE, Wisc. – Shiloh Bent, a Kaukauna, Wisconsin, native, announced his decision of joining the military at Little Chute High School on Tuesday, October 16th for Signing Day. This day is for students to show off their accomplishments to the rest of the school and inspire them. Bent chose to enlist in the Marine Corps through Recruiting Sub-Station Appleton.
	Bent has family in the military whom have served in the military. This influenced his big decision to enlist.
	“My grandfather was in the Army and served many years,” said Bent. “He is one of my biggest supporters when it came to my decision to enlist in the Marines.”
	Bent trains with the recruiters of RSS Appleton to prepare himself for boot camp.
“He’s already starting to show improvement since the first time he’s trained with us at the recruiting office,” said Staff Sgt. Brent Howard, RSS Appleton’s staff non-commissioned officer-in-charge. “He’s very motivating. He motivates all the other poolees around him.”
	Bent’s picture will go up at his school in the Cove of Valor upon graduation of recruit training. This wall is where students and faculty can honor the men and women who serve the country.
“It is such an honor to think my picture will be up there along those who served before me,” said Bent. “I know to get there I’m going to face many challenges, but I’m really looking forward to earning the title United States Marine.”
Ethan Homala and Reuben Honkala, Recruiting Substation Green Bay poolees, and Ishpeming, Michigan, natives, shipped off to Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego on Monday, Sept. 17 through Recruiting Station Milwaukee on the Marine Corps’ buddy program. The program provides them the opportunity to motivate and continue competing with each other.
Cpl Rey Pagan, Administrative Clerk, Recruiting Station Kansas City, is recognized for his service during the Kansas City Chiefs vs Arizona Cardinals Game on November 11, 2018.
U.S. Senator Todd Young of Indiana, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, speaks to the Marines of Recruiting Station Indianapolis in Avon, Indiana, Dec. 7, 2018. Young represents Indiana in the U.S. Senate. Young was an officer selection officer with RS Indianapolis while active duty. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Carl King)
U.S. Senator Todd Young of Indiana, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, conducts pull ups with Marines of Recruiting Station Indianapolis in Avon, Indiana, Dec. 7, 2018. Young represents Indiana in the U.S. Senate. Young was an officer selection officer with RS Indianapolis while active duty. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Carl King)
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