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9th Marine Corps District

Midwest Marines

Naval Station Great Lakes, Illinois
Staff Sgt. Andrew Portell, Staff Non-Commissioned Officer of Recruiting Substation St. Louis, recognizes Madison Blackmon and her mentor Jennifer Conway of Affton High school, for their achievements at the 2019 Battles Won Academy. Only 100 students nationwide are selected for the Marine Corps' prestigious Semper Fidelis All-American Program. The selected All-Americans attend the exclusive Battles Won Academy held during the summer, where they will meet and share stories with national leaders and influencers. Attendees will network with Marines, athletic leaders, industry leaders, national leaders, and leaders in innovative thinking, all of which will help them create opportunities that will accelerate their futures.
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)
Wisconsin Marine Visits WWII Veteran
Wisconsin Marine honored for helping survivors at fatal crash site
Iron Mountain native receives NROTC Marine scholarship for academic excellence
David Lanzillatto, People and Culture Recruiter, mans the DLA Land and Maritime Booth at the 2109 Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges Career Fest, held at the Ohio Expo on Feb 1. Approximately 50 potential candidates visited the booth despite the severe winter storm raging outside the event.
Command Chief Warrant Officer
Green Bay Native to Attend Marine Corps Leadership Academy
Little Chute Student Announces Big Decision at Signing Day
Buddy Program Ships Childhood Friends
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)
Twin Cities News
Digging deep; Marines train St. Cloud Wrestling Team to strive for greatness September 20, 2018
Local MMA fighters and twins graduate Marine Corps Recruit Training with honors June 15, 2018
Ladysmith local shines above peers at Marine Corps Recruit Training June 7, 2018
Mankato East Student to Attend Marine Corps Leadership Academy June 1, 2018
Future Marine musician conducts final Gustavus recital alongside 2nd Marine Division Band Woodwind Quintet. April 17, 2018
Rising Above November 20, 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 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.