Crane Hosts Top Army Generals
for Munitions Summit
Senior leaders from all levels within the Army's munitions supply chain, including the Army's top brass in the logistics field, visited Crane Army Ammunition Activity Sept. 30-Oct. 2 to discuss best business practices in a workshop forum hosted by Col. Joseph Dixon, Crane Army's commander.
Gen. Dennis Via, commanding general of Army Materiel Command, the primary provider of equipment, technology and weapons to the U.S. Army, Lt. Gen. Patricia McQuistion, AMC deputy commanding general, and Brig. Gen. Kristin French, commanding general of Joint Munitions Command, toured the facilities ...MORE
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Crane Army Ammunition Activity joined with Naval Support Activity Crane and Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division, in hosting its annual Prisoner of War/Missing in Action Recognition Day Ceremony here Sept. 11.
Nine former POWs and two spouses of a deceased former POW were honored during the joint military ceremony. Civilian and uniformed members of the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard ...MORE
with Local Vets
Crane Army Ammunition Activity joined the informal yet regularly scheduled meeting of the Newberry Old Veterans group at the Greene County General Hospital cafeteria June 26 for a cake-cutting celebration of the Army's 239th Birthday. Crane Army Commander Col. Joe Dixon, seven Soldiers and Crane Army's Marine Corps liaison enjoyed the opportunity to talk with the veterans' group and hear their stories ...MORE
Recycles Munitions Into New Products
One of Crane Army Ammunition Activity's core missions is to demilitarize excess, obsolete or unserviceable conventional ammunition and explosives to ensure only the most advanced materiel is kept ready for use in the military's stockpile.
Crane Army's white phosphorus-to-phosphoric acid conversion plant is a keystone of that demilitarization process. The only white phosphorus conversion plant ...MORE