Frederick C. Krause

Frederick C. Krause

Frederick C. Krause

Brigadier General Frederick C. Krause was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School in November 1942, class number 95. His first duty assignment was as Instructor, Weapons Department, The Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Senior Advisor, 24th Infantry Regiment, China; Military Intelligence, 673d Comp Ctp, Santa Ana, California; Company Commander, Battalion S-3, 8th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Ord, California; Regiment S-3, 21st Infantry Regiment, 24th Division, Korea; Battalion XO, 504th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 82d airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Assistant G-3, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Battalion Commander, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Instructor, Airborne Dept, USACGSC, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; G-3, Operations, Headquarters ODCSOPS, Seoul, Korea; Special Warfare Dept. Washington, D.C.; Operations Division, SHAPE, Roquencourt, France; Chief of Staff and Commander, 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Vietnam; G-3, II FFV, Vietnam; Senior Military Advisor, II CTZ MACV, Vietnam; AD.C. (M), 1st Armored Division, Fort Hood, Texas. | Colonel Krause's awards and decorations include: Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross, GS Identification Badge, Master Parachute Badge, combat Infantry Badge with star, Breast Order of Yun-Hui (China), Viet Camp Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Korean Service Medal, army of Occupation Medal (Japan), WW II Victory Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Cam, American Campaign, army commendation Medal (3 Oak Leaf Clusters), Joint Service Com Medal, Air Medal (21 Oak Leaf Clusters), Bronze Star (5 Oak Leaf Clusters and V Device), Soldiers Medal, Distinguished Flying Cross (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Legion of Merit (2 Oak Leaf Clusters), Silver Star.

More Information

  • Rank

    Brigadier General

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Silver Star

  • Year Inducted

    1971

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00533