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 Twin Cities 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.   


Twin Cities News

ST. CLOUD, Minn. -- The Marine Corps Officer Selection Team from Fargo, North Dakota, pushes the St. Cloud State University Wrestling team through a Leadership and Cohesion Exercise designed to test their physical and mental strength, as well as their ability to work as team, in St. Cloud, M.N., Sept. 18, 2018. At the end of the exercises, the Marines lead the team through a discussion about their core values; honor, courage and commitment, and how the athletes can apply those values to what they do as wrestlers, but also as students and ambassadors for the university. - ST. CLOUD, Minn. -- The Marine Corps Officer Selection Team from Fargo, North Dakota, pushes the St. Cloud State University Wrestling team through a Leadership and Cohesion Exercise designed to test their physical and mental strength, as well as their ability to work as team, in St. Cloud, M.N., Sept. 18, 2018. At the end of the exercises, the Marines lead the team through a discussion about their core values; honor, courage and commitment, and how the athletes can apply those values to what they do as wrestlers, but also as students and ambassadors for the university.

9th Marine Corps District