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Michael G. Krause


Michael Krause is a serving senior officer in the Australian Army. Born in Melbourne, he is a graduate of the Royal Military College, Duntroon, the Australian Command and Staff College and the Royal College of Defence Studies. He is an Armoured Corps Officer with experience commanding at the troop and squadron level, and 2nd Cavalry Regiment in 2000–01. He has served on operations in Iraq and the Solomon Islands and has served in various staff appointments including as the inaugural Chief Staff Officer (Operations) to the Vice Chief of the Defence Force. He has previously contributed to the Australian Army Journal and was the winner of the 2006 Chauvel Essay Prize with his essay ‘The Case for Minimum-mass Tactics in the Australian Army’.

(Last updated: June 2007)