Recruiting Station Twin Cities
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9th Marine Corps District
Minneapolis, Minnesota

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July 2023 Educators' Workshop

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A Long Standing Legacy

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Recruiting Station Twin Cities Leaders

Commanding Officer
Recruiting Station Twin Cities

Major Corinna R Martinez, a native of Phoenix, Arizona, enlisted in the Marine Corps in November

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Sergeant Major
Recruiting Station Twin Cities

Sergeant Major David Sanchez was born on 26 August 1979 in Rosenberg, Texas and graduated from B.F.

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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.   

1 Federal Drive Suite G473,

Saint Paul, MN 55417

Executive Officer
Capt Evan Reineman
612-269-7592

Operations Program Specialist
GySgt Patrick McNally
612-725-3277

Recruiter Instructor
MGySgt Ryan Hunt
651-755-7300

Assistant Recruiter Instructor
N/A

Administration Chief
SSgt Benjamin Roper
612-725-3218

Administration Clerk
Sgt Serdjhy Leger
612-725-3218

Logistics & Supply Chief
SSgt Christian Valdovinos
612-725-3231

Logistics & Supply Clerk
SSgt Tanner Azeltine
612-725-3230

Operations Clerk
Sgt Chontu Lee
612-725-3213

Marketing & Communications
Sgt Isaac Munce
612-799-7546

Officer Selection Station Twin Cities
Capt. Shane Dubord
2650 University Ave West, Suite 113
Saint Paul, Minnesota 55114 
(651) 683-2081
Shane.Dubord@marines.usmc.mil

Officer Selection Station Fargo
1st Lt. Conrad Littlefield
1142 17th Street North, Suite E
Fargo, North Dakota 58102
(701) 293-4020
Elise.Erickson@marines.usmc.mil

Bloomington 
10572 France Ave. So.
Bloomington, MN 55431
(952) 881- 6911 

Buffalo
606 Crossroads Campus Dr
Buffalo, MN 55313
(763) 682- 5711 

Burnsville
126317 Nicollet Ave. So.
Burnsville, MN 55337
(952) 894- 8760
 
Coon Rapids
3067 Coon Rapids Blvd NW
Coon Rapids, MN 55433
(763) 576- 9049 

Duluth 
2218 Mountain Shadow Dr.
Duluth, MN 55811
(218) 727- 2159
 
Eau Claire
2106 Eastridge Center
Eau Claire, WI 54701
(715) 832- 0505 

Fargo
1102 43rd St Suite A
Fargo, ND 58103
(701) 277- 8403
 
Mankato
1850 Adams St. Suite 500- 3
Mankato, MN 56001
(507) 387- 3094
 
Roseville
1649 W. Co Rd B-2
Roseville, MN 55113
(651) 636- 1552 

Sioux Falls
5019 S Louise Ave Suite #D
Sioux Falls, SD 57108
(605) 361- 2584 

St Cloud
38 2nd Ave South
Waite Park, MN 56387
(320) 251- 3103

PCS Hutchinson
114 Main Street North
Hutchinson, MN 55350
320-234-6889
 
PCS Inver Grove Heights
7751 Amana Trail
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55077
651-455-3382
 
PCS Lakeville
7622 160th Street West
Lakeville, MN 55044
952-808-2621
 
PCS Maple Grove
13571 Grove Drive
Maple Grove, MN 55311
763-420-0275
 
PCS Forest Lake
59 South Lake Street
Forest Lake, MN 55025
651-464-0163
 
PCS Grand Rapids
2046 South Pokegame Ave
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
218-327-0141
 
PCS Rice Lake
2486 South Main Street
Rice Lake, WI 54868
715-234-2269
 
PCS Rochester
3125 Wellner Drive NE
Rochester,MN 55906
507-536-2827
 
PCS Bismarck
240 West Front Ave
Bismarck, ND 58504
701-223-6681
 
PCS Detroit Lakes
113 Graystone Plaza
Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
218-847-2720
 
PCS Grand Forks
1020 South Washington Street
Grand Forks, ND 58201
701-772-3627
 
PCS Minot
2400 10th Street SW, Dakota Square Mall
Minot, ND 58701
701-839-2091
 
PCS Owatonna
211 West Bridge Street
Owatonna, MN 55060
507-444-0327
 
PCS Maplewood
3001 White Bear Ave North
Maplewood, MN 55109
651-773-0432
 
PCS Woodbury
803 Bielenberg Drive
Woodbury, MN 55125
651-730-1676
 
PCS Brainerd
15620 North Edgewood Drive
Baxter, MN 56401
218-829-1661
 
PCS Alexandria
4911 Hwy 29 South
Alexandria, MN 56308
320-763-6351
 
PCS Watertown
1022 14th Street SE
Watertown, SD 57201
605-882-2415
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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.

Photo by Sgt. Michelle Reif

Digging deep; Marines train St. Cloud Wrestling Team to strive for greatness

20 Sep 2018 | Sgt. Michelle Reif 9th Marine Corps District

ST. CLOUD, Minn.— Marines have always shared a special bond with wrestlers. Their values of dedication, hard work and perseverance make for a perfect partnership. The Officer Selection Team from Fargo, North Dakota, demonstrated to the St. Cloud State University Wrestling Team how implementing these values at practices can improve their team during a Leadership and Cohesion Exercise, Sept. 18, 2018.

“We do these events because we are able to take our Marine Corps leadership model, how we train, and fit it into a college atmosphere,” said Capt. Kyle Randow, the Officer Selection Officer in Fargo. “We take them out of their comfort zone and then they can go back and fit how we train and practice into their daily routine.”

The Marines pushed the athletes through a series of physical exercises, such as buddy carries, burpees and sprints, designed to test their mental strength and force them to push each other as a team.

“I really enjoyed the challenge,” said Brett Velasquez, a senior at the university, three-year team captain and All-American Wrestler. “I think the biggest thing we learned is that we can push each other through tough times. At the beginning, we were really struggling because we weren’t really picking each other up but through the progression of the workout we were getting on each other to help each other push through it.”

Gunnery Sgt. Joseph Ferguson, the recruiting station logistics chief and former drill instructor, urged the wrestlers to dig deep within themselves to complete the workout. It would take everything they had and they were not allowed to quit or let the person next to them fall behind. They would fail or succeed as a team.

“I hope they see that ultimately this is a mental barrier,” said Randow.  “They always have more in the tank and if they can get through the pain and get through that mental weakness, they can come out a stronger individual and they can represent themselves and their team even more than they thought possible.”

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.

“I saw our team really come together today and rely on each other not just physically but emotionally as well,” said Steve Costanzo, the head wrestling coach at the university. “I think we met all three of the core values of the Marine Corps today and I think those three attributes are going to be very important to us as we move forward throughout the season.”


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