Alfred C. Crane III currently works at the Army Capabilities Integration Center, Concepts and Learning Directorate, Science & Technology, Research and Accelerated Capabilities Development Division as a Spiral Developments Analyst. Mr. Crane has worked for the Army as a civilian since April of 1997. He has served as an Instructional Systems Specialist for the US Army Military Police School, Military Analyst for the Army Training Support Center and Army Futures Center, and Spiral Developments Analyst for the Army Capabilities Integration Center. Mr. Crane also served in the United States Marine Corps Reserve from 1990 – 1996. He holds a Master’s Degree in Education (Teaching History) from Jacksonville State University and a Bachelor’s Degree in History from Christopher Newport University. His hobbies include wargaming, painting miniatures, historical re-enacting, collecting toys and militaria, as well as historical and science - fiction books and movies. He also created and manages two Facebook forums (The Video Alternative and The Video Alternative Part 2) devoted to movies, books, music and gaming.