Crane's Army: military children and the force behind the force

By Hayley SmithMay 7, 2019

Col. Michael Garlington, commander of Crane Army Ammunition Activity, with his wife Kim and their children Kayleigh and Aidan with their dog Murphy on the lawn at Crane Army. Kayleigh and Aidan, like other sons and daughters of American service members, make significant sacrifices including frequent moves during their father's military career. Crane Army Ammunition Activity produces and provides conventional munitions requirements in support of U.S. Army and Joint Force readiness. It is one of 14 installations of the Joint Munitions Command and one of 23 organic industrial base installations under the U.S. Army Materiel Command, which include arsenals, depots, activities and ammunition plants.
1 / 1 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Col. Michael Garlington, commander of Crane Army Ammunition Activity, with his wife Kim and their children Kayleigh and Aidan with their dog Murphy on the lawn at Crane Army. Kayleigh and Aidan, like other sons and daughters of American service members, make significant sacrifices including frequent moves during their father's military career. Crane Army Ammunition Activity produces and provides conventional munitions requirements in support of U.S. Army and Joint Force readiness. It is one of 14 installations of the Joint Munitions Command and one of 23 organic industrial base installations under the U.S. Army Materiel Command, which include arsenals, depots, activities and ammunition plants. (Photo Credit: Hayley Smith) VIEW ORIGINAL