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Recruiting Station Indianapolis

Midwest Marines

Lawrence, Indiana
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)
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 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)
INDIANAPOLIS - Marine Corps Officer Candidates School candidates and Butler University men’s soccer team participate in a leadership and cohesion exercise August 15, 2018, at the Fort Harrison State park in Indianapolis. The training allowed the students from the university to experience physical training the Marine Corps way and allowed the Marines to share their leadership style. The exercise also allowed the teams to build cohesion amongst each another. (U.S. Marine Corps photos by Sgt. Carl King)
INDIANAPOLIS - Marine Corps Officer Candidates School candidates and Butler University men’s soccer team participate in a leadership and cohesion exercise August 15, 2018, at the Fort Harrison State park in Indianapolis. The training allowed the students from the university to experience physical training the Marine Corps way and allowed the Marines to share their leadership style. The exercise also allowed the teams to build cohesion amongst each another. (U.S. Marine Corps photos by Sgt. Carl King)
INDIANAPOLIS - Marine Corps Officer Candidates School candidates and Butler University men’s soccer team participate in a leadership and cohesion exercise August 15, 2018, at the Fort Harrison State park in Indianapolis. The training allowed the students from the university to experience physical training the Marine Corps way and allowed the Marines to share their leadership style. The exercise also allowed the teams to build cohesion amongst each another. (U.S. Marine Corps photos by Sgt. Carl King)
Recruiting Station Indianapolis Color Sergeant Staff Sergeant Andrew Vires prepares the color guard for the change of command ceremony at recruiting station Indianapolis.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.