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Press Release | June 27, 2024

MEDIA ADVISORY: Coast Guard Recruiting Office Indianapolis to host grand opening

Editor's Note: Media are asked to RSVP by 5 p.m. Friday, June 28, by emailing

WHO: Capt. Benjamin Keffer, Commanding Officer, U.S. Coast Guard Recruiting Command; Chief Petty Officer Robert Flores, Recruiter in Charge, Recruiting Office Indianapolis; Senior Chief Petty Officer Marcus Arambula, Regional Supervisor, Coast Guard Recruiting Command.

WHAT: Coast Guard Recruiting Office Indianapolis Grand Opening

WHEN: Saturday, June 29, 9-11 a.m.

WHERE: 7393 Shadeland N. Ave. Suite C7, Indianapolis, IN, 46250


INDIANAPOLIS — The U.S. Coast Guard is scheduled to hold a grand opening event celebrating the first recruiting office in Indianapolis Saturday, from 9-11 a.m. 

The event is open to the public and activities will include a ribbon cutting ceremony and music. Regional Coast Guard leadership staff and various Coast Guard members representing the ratings of Operations Specialist, Information Systems Technician, Storekeeper and Yeomen will be available to answer questions.

The Coast Guard recruiting office will offer free refreshments while supplies last.

“We are excited to expand the Coast Guard’s recruiting reach into the Indianapolis area with this new office.” said Capt. Ben Keffer, Commanding Officer of U.S. Coast Guard Recruiting Command. “We are confident that the opportunities available in the Coast Guard will resonate with a group that previously did not have exposure to our great service.”

For additional information leading up to the event or regarding Recruiting Office Indianapolis, please call 317-379-6411 or follow Facebook.