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Secretary of the Navy visits Crane naval center

US Senator Joe Donnelly (D-IN) and US Senator Todd Young (R-IN) and US Representative Larry Bucshon (R-IN) hosted Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer at Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane on Friday.

Secretary Spencer visited Crane to see the installation first-hand.

"It is truly great to be here and see the work you are producing. You are harnessing technology and finding innovative solutions to help warfighters across our Navy-Marine Corps enterprise. You're making our Navy stronger and you are helping us increase our capabilities across all domains, which is exactly what our nation needs,” said Secretary Spencer.

From Sen. Donnelly:
“It was my honor to host Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer at Crane today, so that he could see how critically important Crane is to our national security. The men and women at Crane are leading the way in providing our warfighters with the tools they need to succeed in challenging security environments around the world.”

From Sen. Young:
“It was an honor to help host the Secretary of Navy today at Crane, where Hoosiers provide vital and innovative support to our warfighters. I look forward to continuing my efforts to ensure Crane has the resources it needs to fulfill its important mission.”

From Rep. Bucshon:
“It was an honor to join to my Hoosier Senators to host the Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer at Crane today. Crane is vital to the security of our nation, plays a substantial role in supporting our warfighters, and provides critical technology for the Navy. I will continue to work with my fellow legislators to ensure Crane has the vital financial resources they need to accomplish their mission.”

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(This story was originally published June 29, 2018)

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