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Commander Dirk Krause

Industrial Manager
US Coast Guard Yard

CDR Dirk Krause

Commander Krause serves as the Yard's Industrial Manager and is responsible for all Yard industrial operations. His prior assignment at the Yard was Chief of Project Management.

Commander Krauseís prior afloat assignments include Student Engineer and Damage Control Assistant on Coast Guard Cutter POLAR STAR, and Engineer Officer on Coast Guard Cutter JARVIS. His shore-based assignments include duty in the Naval Engineering Division of Maintenance and Logistics Command Pacific and Sector Honolulu Logistics Department Head.

Commander Krause came to the Yard from his assignment as Port Engineer for Coast Guard Cutter HEALY, where he managed all planned depot maintenance for the CGís largest cutter with an annual budget exceeding $16 million.

Commander Krause is a 1998 graduate of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, where he earned a Bachelorís Degree in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering. He earned both a Masterís degree in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering and a Masterís Degree in Manufacturing in 2002 from the University of Michigan. Commander Krauseís personal awards include four Coast Guard Commendation Medals (two with Operational Distinguishing Device) and the Coast Guard Achievement Medal.

Last Modified 3/25/2015