Crane Army Commander Announces New Assignment

CRANE, Ind. -- Colonel Joe Dixon, serving as the 16th commander of Crane Army Ammunition Activity since June of 2013, has been selected to serve as the G4, the senior logistician, for III Corps, one of three corps of the United States Army Forces Command and located at Fort Hood, Texas.
Reflecting on his time commanding the Activity in Indiana, Dixon, an alum of nearby Indiana University in Bloomington, said, "I have always enjoyed the benefits of receiving great assignments over the years in the Army

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Energy Use and Efficiency Highlights of Hammack Visit to Crane Army

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