CW3 Jonathan L. Crane
Chief Warrant Officer Three Jonathan Crane is a graduate of The Hartt School of music in composition. Along with his Hartt School Artist Diploma, he has a Master's in composition from Bowling Green State University, and a Bachelor's in Music Education from Lebanon Valley College. In 2013, Mr. Crane was given the National Federation of Music Clubs Military Composition Award for "Open Field." He is contributing author to “Music Therapy with Military and Veteran Populations,” Frontiers in Psychology, Modern War Institute, and The Journal of the AGRCA.
Mr. Crane attended basic training at Ft. Jackson in 2009. His first duty station was with the 25th Infantry Division Band, while there he deployed to Iraq in support of Operation New Dawn. He has also served with the Signal Corps Band from Ft. Gordon, GA. In 2014, he graduated from Warrant Officer Candidate School and became the commander of the United States Army Military Intelligence Corps Band until 2017. From 2017-2021 he was a research analyst for the West Point Music Research Center, United States Military Academy, West Point, NY. Currently he has returned to Command the 25th Infantry Division Band.
CW3 Crane’s awards include the Meritorious Service Medal (1 OLC), Army Commendation Medal (4 OLC), Army Achievement Medal (1 OLC), Humanitarian Defense Medal, and Iraq Campaign Medal (1 Star).
Jon is married and has two children.