By Fort Detrick Public Affairs
Special for The Standard
Fort Detrick, Md. - The U.S. Army Garrison Fort Detrick welcomes Mr. William J. Crane as the Garrison Manager for the Forest Glen Annex, located in Silver Spring, Maryland.
Crane will be the first permanent Garrison Manager of the installation as it joins Fort Detrick in transitioning to the Installation Management Command on Oct. 1, 2011. He comes to Fort Detrick from his posting as the Director of Plans, Training, Mobilization, and Security of the United States Army Garrison in Stuttgart, Germany.
The role of the Forest Glen Garrison Manager is to oversee all base operational support activities to the tenant organizations, which include public works, infrastructure support, and fire and police emergency services. T
he garrison manager is the focal point for support issues, and Mr. Crane will be visiting each organization operating on the installation, as well as community groups, and arranging recurring Town Hall meetings to keep tenants and the community informed about the diverse activities of the Forest Glen Annex.