Unit HomeRecruiting StationsRecruiting Station Indianapolis
Recruiting Station Indianapolis

 

Recruiting Station Indianapolis

Midwest Marines

Indianapolis, Indiana
Recruiting Station Indianapolis educators work together to accomplish one of the obstacles during the 12-Stall exercises on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., during the RS Indianapolis and RS St. Louis Educator Workshop, March 5-9. Educators and key influencers from across all parts of Indiana and Illinois attended the Marine Corps Recruiting Command’s Educator Workshop aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot to better understand the transformation process in becoming a United States Marine. The workshop demonstrated to teachers, coaches and other student influencers how the Marine Corps makes Marines, wins our nation’s battles, and develops quality citizens.
To the Top
Recruiting Station Indianapolis educators work together to accomplish one of the obstacles during the 12-Stall exercises on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., during the RS Indianapolis and RS St. Louis Educator Workshop, March 5-9. Educators and key influencers from across all parts of Indiana and Illinois attended the Marine Corps Recruiting Command’s Educator Workshop aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot to better understand the transformation process in becoming a United States Marine. The workshop demonstrated to teachers, coaches and other student influencers how the Marine Corps makes Marines, wins our nation’s battles, and develops quality citizens.
Staff Sgt. Ryan Kraus, a recruiter with Recruiting Station Indianapolis, assists educators with rifle handling basics on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., during the RS Indianapolis and RS St. Louis Educator Workshop, March 5-9. Educators and key influencers from across all parts of Indiana and Illinois attended the Marine Corps Recruiting Command’s Educator Workshop aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot to better understand the transformation process in becoming a United States Marine. The workshop demonstrated to teachers, coaches and other student influencers how the Marine Corps makes Marines, wins our nation’s battles, and develops quality citizens.
Sightin In
Staff Sgt. Ryan Kraus, a recruiter with Recruiting Station Indianapolis, assists educators with rifle handling basics on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., during the RS Indianapolis and RS St. Louis Educator Workshop, March 5-9. Educators and key influencers from across all parts of Indiana and Illinois attended the Marine Corps Recruiting Command’s Educator Workshop aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot to better understand the transformation process in becoming a United States Marine. The workshop demonstrated to teachers, coaches and other student influencers how the Marine Corps makes Marines, wins our nation’s battles, and develops quality citizens.
Maj. Geoffry M. Hollopeter passes the Marine Corps Colors to Maj. John P. Harley to signify the change of command for Recruiting Station Indianapolis at Fort Harrison State Park, Indianapolis June 24, 2015.
Recruiting Station Indianapolis Change of Command
Maj. Geoffry M. Hollopeter passes the Marine Corps Colors to Maj. John P. Harley to signify the change of command for Recruiting Station Indianapolis at Fort Harrison State Park, Indianapolis June 24, 2015.
Marines from Recruiting Station Indianapolis hosted their annual statewide pool function in Indianapolis, Indiana May 16, 2015. The young men and woman train to become the next generation of America’s tough, smart and elite warriors by preparing their minds and bodies for the rigors of Marine Corps recruit training.Photo by Sgt. Tyler S. Mitchell
2015 Statewide Pool Function
Marines from Recruiting Station Indianapolis hosted their annual statewide pool function in Indianapolis, Indiana May 16, 2015. The young men and woman train to become the next generation of America’s tough, smart and elite warriors by preparing their minds and bodies for the rigors of Marine Corps recruit training.Photo by Sgt. Tyler S. Mitchell
Two athletes face off for the ball during the RS Indianapolis Semper Fidelis All-American Football Camp at Decatur Central High School's May 31, 2015. The Semper Fidelis All-American Football Camp is the nation's premiere high school football camp series and bowl game presented by the United States Marine Corps.
Jump
Two athletes face off for the ball during the RS Indianapolis Semper Fidelis All-American Football Camp at Decatur Central High School's May 31, 2015. The Semper Fidelis All-American Football Camp is the nation's premiere high school football camp series and bowl game presented by the United States Marine Corps.
Staff Sgt Justin Hammer from Marine Corps Recruiting Station Indianapolis delivered a speech to players from across the region, during the RS Indianapolis Semper Fidelis All-American Football Camp at Decatur Central High School's May 31, 2015. The Semper Fidelis All-American Football Camp is the nation's premiere high school football camp series and bowl game presented by the United States Marine Corps.
RS Indianapolis Semper Fidelis All-American Football Camp
Staff Sgt Justin Hammer from Marine Corps Recruiting Station Indianapolis delivered a speech to players from across the region, during the RS Indianapolis Semper Fidelis All-American Football Camp at Decatur Central High School's May 31, 2015. The Semper Fidelis All-American Football Camp is the nation's premiere high school football camp series and bowl game presented by the United States Marine Corps.
Marines from Recruiting Station Indianapolis hosted their annual statewide pool function in Indianapolis, Indiana May 16, 2015. The young men and woman train to become the next generation of America’s tough, smart and elite warriors by preparing their minds and bodies for the rigors of Marine Corps recruit training.Photo by Sgt. Tyler S. Mitchell
2015 Statewide Pool Function
Marines from Recruiting Station Indianapolis hosted their annual statewide pool function in Indianapolis, Indiana May 16, 2015. The young men and woman train to become the next generation of America’s tough, smart and elite warriors by preparing their minds and bodies for the rigors of Marine Corps recruit training.Photo by Sgt. Tyler S. Mitchell
Capt. Matthew A. Lamb, Executive Officer of Recruiting Station Indianapolis presents the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps Scholarship to Alexander J. Wyman. Scholarship selection is based on  commitments to the classroom, community and physical fitness.
NROTC Scholarship Alexander J. Wyman
Capt. Matthew A. Lamb, Executive Officer of Recruiting Station Indianapolis presents the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps Scholarship to Alexander J. Wyman. Scholarship selection is based on commitments to the classroom, community and physical fitness.
Marines from Recruiting Station Indianapolis hosted their annual statewide pool function in Indianapolis, Indiana May 16, 2015. The young men and woman train to become the next generation of America’s tough, smart and elite warriors by preparing their minds and bodies for the rigors of Marine Corps recruit training.
Scream!
Marines from Recruiting Station Indianapolis hosted their annual statewide pool function in Indianapolis, Indiana May 16, 2015. The young men and woman train to become the next generation of America’s tough, smart and elite warriors by preparing their minds and bodies for the rigors of Marine Corps recruit training.
Capt. Matthew A. Lamb, Executive Officer of Recruiting Station Indianapolis presents the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps Scholarship to Paul L. Foersch a senior at Culver Military Academy, Culver, IN. Scholarship selection is based on  commitments to the classroom, community and physical fitness.
NROTC Scholarship Paul L. Foersch
Capt. Matthew A. Lamb, Executive Officer of Recruiting Station Indianapolis presents the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps Scholarship to Paul L. Foersch a senior at Culver Military Academy, Culver, IN. Scholarship selection is based on commitments to the classroom, community and physical fitness.
Marines from Recruiting Station Indianapolis hosted their annual statewide pool function in Indianapolis, Indiana May 16, 2015. The young men and woman train to become the next generation of America’s tough, smart and elite warriors by preparing their minds and bodies for the rigors of Marine Corps recruit training.
Tug o' War
Marines from Recruiting Station Indianapolis hosted their annual statewide pool function in Indianapolis, Indiana May 16, 2015. The young men and woman train to become the next generation of America’s tough, smart and elite warriors by preparing their minds and bodies for the rigors of Marine Corps recruit training.
Capt. Matthew A. Lamb, Executive Officer of Recruiting Station Indianapolis, and Staff Sgt Mark R. Brinson, SNCOIC of Recruiting Sub Station Fort Wayne South, present the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps Scholarship to Derric L. Salser. Scholarship selection is based on  commitments to the classroom, community and physical fitness.
NROTC Scholarship Derric L. Salser
Capt. Matthew A. Lamb, Executive Officer of Recruiting Station Indianapolis, and Staff Sgt Mark R. Brinson, SNCOIC of Recruiting Sub Station Fort Wayne South, present the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps Scholarship to Derric L. Salser. Scholarship selection is based on commitments to the classroom, community and physical fitness.
GySgt Gene E. Bradley, SNCOIC of Recruiting Sub Station North Indianapolis, counts a poolee's pull-ups in the rain during Recruiting Station Indianapolis' 2015 Statewide Pool Function in Indianapolis, Indiana May 16, 2015. The young men and woman train to become the next generation of America’s tough, smart and elite warriors by preparing their minds and bodies for the rigors of Marine Corps recruit training.
If it's not Raining, We ain't Training...
GySgt Gene E. Bradley, SNCOIC of Recruiting Sub Station North Indianapolis, counts a poolee's pull-ups in the rain during Recruiting Station Indianapolis' 2015 Statewide Pool Function in Indianapolis, Indiana May 16, 2015. The young men and woman train to become the next generation of America’s tough, smart and elite warriors by preparing their minds and bodies for the rigors of Marine Corps recruit training.
Teachers and influencers from Indiana joined Marines from Recruiting Station Indianapolis in the 2015 Educator's Workshop. During the workshop the educator's participated in a live-fire exercise on Edson Range, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California.
RS Indianapolis Educators Fire M16A4 Service Rifles
Teachers and influencers from Indiana joined Marines from Recruiting Station Indianapolis in the 2015 Educator's Workshop. During the workshop the educator's participated in a live-fire exercise on Edson Range, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California.
Sergeant Major Samuel Heyward Jr., Sergeant Major Marine Corps Recruiting Command, spoke with Sergeant Richard H. Hayes and Staff Sergeant Christian V. Harris at Recruiting Sub-Station South East Indianapolis during a Recruiting Station Indianapolis visit April 27, 2015. Photo by LCpl Zachery B. Martin
MCRC SgtMaj Visits RS Indianapolis
Sergeant Major Samuel Heyward Jr., Sergeant Major Marine Corps Recruiting Command, spoke with Sergeant Richard H. Hayes and Staff Sergeant Christian V. Harris at Recruiting Sub-Station South East Indianapolis during a Recruiting Station Indianapolis visit April 27, 2015. Photo by LCpl Zachery B. Martin
Teachers and influencers from Indiana joined Marines from Recruiting Station Indianapolis in the 2015 Educator's Workshop. During the workshop a Primary Marksmanship Instructor taught educator's how to shoot the M16A4 on Edson Range, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California. Photo by Sgt. Tyler S. Mitchell
PMI instructs teachers during Educator's Workshop
Teachers and influencers from Indiana joined Marines from Recruiting Station Indianapolis in the 2015 Educator's Workshop. During the workshop a Primary Marksmanship Instructor taught educator's how to shoot the M16A4 on Edson Range, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California. Photo by Sgt. Tyler S. Mitchell
Major General Mark A. Brilakis, Commanding General Marine Corps Recruiting Command, spoke with Sergeant Nubia Z. Leon-Lozano at  Permanent Contact Station Anderson during a visit to Recruiting Station Indianapolis April 27, 2015. Photo by LCpl Zachery B. Martin
MCRC CG Visits RS Indianapolis
Major General Mark A. Brilakis, Commanding General Marine Corps Recruiting Command, spoke with Sergeant Nubia Z. Leon-Lozano at Permanent Contact Station Anderson during a visit to Recruiting Station Indianapolis April 27, 2015. Photo by LCpl Zachery B. Martin
Teachers and influencers with the 2015 Educator's Workshop visited Marine Corps Air Station Miramar to look at Marine aircrafts and speak with those who work on the flight line. The workshop is designed to show educator's the process of turning a young adult into a basically trained United States Marine.
Marine Corps Educator's Workshop 2015
Teachers and influencers with the 2015 Educator's Workshop visited Marine Corps Air Station Miramar to look at Marine aircrafts and speak with those who work on the flight line. The workshop is designed to show educator's the process of turning a young adult into a basically trained United States Marine.
Major General Mark A. Brilakis, Commanding General Marine Corps Recruiting Command, spoke with Sergeant Kyle Sorrell at Permanent Contact Station Anderson during a visit to Recruiting Station Indianapolis April 27, 2015. Photo by LCpl Zachery B. Martin
MCRC CG Visits RS Indianapolis
Major General Mark A. Brilakis, Commanding General Marine Corps Recruiting Command, spoke with Sergeant Kyle Sorrell at Permanent Contact Station Anderson during a visit to Recruiting Station Indianapolis April 27, 2015. Photo by LCpl Zachery B. Martin
SSgt. Shawn W. Freeman, an Officer Selection Assistant with RS Indianapolis, handed out stickers and spoke with fans at the State Farm College Slam Dunk and 3-Point Championship at Butler University April 2, 2015. Photo by Sgt. Tyler S. Mitchell
State Farm College Slam Dunk and 3-Point Championship
SSgt. Shawn W. Freeman, an Officer Selection Assistant with RS Indianapolis, handed out stickers and spoke with fans at the State Farm College Slam Dunk and 3-Point Championship at Butler University April 2, 2015. Photo by Sgt. Tyler S. Mitchell
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, second from right, joins his son, Marine 2nd Lt. Michael J. Pence, second from left, along with Maj. Geoffry M. Hollopeter, left, Recruiting Station Indianapolis commanding officer, and Sgt. Maj. Ronald E. Neff, right, RS Indianapolis sergeant major, during Michael Pence's Officer Candidate School graduation aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia March 20, 2015. Michael Pence received his commission through OCS after graduating from Purdue University in 2014.
RS Indianapolis Attends Indiana Gov. Mike Pence's Son's OCS Graduation
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, second from right, joins his son, Marine 2nd Lt. Michael J. Pence, second from left, along with Maj. Geoffry M. Hollopeter, left, Recruiting Station Indianapolis commanding officer, and Sgt. Maj. Ronald E. Neff, right, RS Indianapolis sergeant major, during Michael Pence's Officer Candidate School graduation aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia March 20, 2015. Michael Pence received his commission through OCS after graduating from Purdue University in 2014.
Colts Cheerleaders paid a special visit to the RS Indianapolis Blood Drive Lawrence, IN Jan. 26. The American Red Cross and RS Indianapolis blood drive, gathered enough blood to save up to 63 lives.
Colts Cheerleaders at RS Indy Blood Drive
Colts Cheerleaders paid a special visit to the RS Indianapolis Blood Drive Lawrence, IN Jan. 26. The American Red Cross and RS Indianapolis blood drive, gathered enough blood to save up to 63 lives.
Indianapolis News
RS Indy Recruiters of the Year FY17 December 29, 2017
Mission
Midwest Marines are responsible for U.S. Marine Corps recruiting efforts in the upper Midwest, including the states of Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas, Iowa, Nebraska, North and South Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana and Oklahoma. Midwest Marines are headquartered aboard Naval Station Great Lakes, IL. We are formally known as the 9th Marine Corps District.

The mission of Marine Corps Recruiting Station Indianapolis 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 mission of Marine Corps Recruiting Station Des Moines 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.