State Command Chief Warrant Officer

Chief Warrant Officer 5 Elizabeth A. Keene assumed responsibilities as the new senior warrant officer and advisor to The Adjutant General in 2013.

Chief Warrant Officer 5 Keene has more than 36 years experience. She started her military career in 1977 as an enlisted Soldier serving as a supply specialist in the Supply and Transportation Battalion in Terre Haute, Ind. 

Chief Warrant Officer 5 Keene prior assignments include: property accounting technician for Indiana Joint Force Headquarters, and she was also the quartermaster policy and action officer for JFHQ from 2008 to 2009. She previously served as the property book officer for 38th Aviation Brigade during a 2009 Iraq deployment, the 38th Sustainment Brigade from 2007 to 2008, and the 38th Division Support Command from 1996 to 2001. 

Chief Warrant Officer 5 Keene graduated with honors from the Warrant Officer Advance Course and has completed the Warrant Officer Staff Course and Warrant Officer Senior Staff Course. She also completed training for the Total Army Instructor Training Course and studied at Vincennes University.

  • Warrant Officer Senior Staff Course – Apr 2012
  • Warrant Officer Staff Course – Nov 2009
  • Knowledge Management – Nov 2009
  • Basic Project Management/Six Sigma Learning – Nov 2009
  • Total Army Instructor Training Course (TAITC)—RC (Mar 2006)
  • Property Book Enhanced Training – Mar 2003
  • Warrant Officer Advance Course –  MOS 920A, May 2001, Honor Graduate
  • Action Officer Development Course – Feb 2000
  • ULLS-S4 Operator Supervisor Course – 1998
  • Standard Property Book System-Redesigned Supervisor Course- 1998
  • Warrant Officer Basic Course –  MOS 920A, Jun 1997
  • Warrant Officer Candidate Course – Feb 1996,  Commandant’s List
  • Property Accounting Technician, JFHQ IN, Aug 10; 2013
  • Reserve Component Warrant Officer Candidate School Senior Academic Instructor, 138TH RTI, Jan 06 – Sep 11
  • Property Book Officer, HHC 38th Avn Bde, Balad Iraq , Oct 09 -  Aug 10
  • Quartermaster Policy and Action Officer, JFHQ IN, Feb 08- Oct 09
  • Property Book Officer, HHC, 38TH Sust Bde, Sep 07 – Feb 08
  • Division Property Book Officer, HHC/MMC, 38th DISCOM, Aug 01 – Sep 07
  • Property Book Officer, HHC/MMC, 38th DISCOM, Feb 96 – Aug 01
  • Meritorious Service Medal with Four Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters
  • Army Commendation Medal with Four Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters
  • Army Achievement Medal with Four Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters
  • Good Conduct Medal with Bronze Three Loop Clasp
  • Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal with Four Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters
  • National Defense Service Medal with Bronze Service Star
  • Iraq Campaign Medal with Bronze Service Star
  • Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
  • Armed Forces Reserve Medal with Gold Hour Glass and M device
  • NCO Professional Development Ribbon with numeral Three
  • Army Service Ribbon
  • Overseas Service Ribbon
  • Indiana Distinguished Service Medal with Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster
  • Indiana Commendation Medal with Two Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters
  • Indiana Long Service Medal with 35 year device
  • Indiana Overseas Ribbon
  • Indiana OCONUS Ribbon
  • Indiana Recruiting Ribbon
  • Indiana Military Volunteer Emblem
  • Georgia Commendation Medal
  • Georgia Olympic Ribbon
  • 38th Infantry Division Association Board (Life Member)
  • National Guard Association of Indiana (Life Member)
  • United States Army Warrant Officer Association (Life Member)
  • VFW Post 3284 Member