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Richard J. Krystof, LCDR, USN (Ret)

Richard J. Krystof, LCDR, USN (Ret)

Assistant Professor
Associate Research Professor / MSOC / Battle Lab Director
Maritime Staff Operators Course
(401) 841-1493


Maritime Staff Operators Course Battle Lab (Execution) Director, College of Operational and Strategic Leadership, September 2008 to present.  Responsible for conducting the capstone execution application using a complex, fictitious case study, including a 4-day practical lab experience.

- Retired from the US Navy after 20 years commissioned service. 
- Naval Aviator (VP / Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance). 
- Masters Degree from Naval War College in National Security and Strategic Studies 2001
- Served two tours assigned to War Gaming Department, Naval War College as a War Game Director

- Fleet experience includes:
  a. VP initial and Department Head tours, deployments to the Western Pacific, Indian Ocean and Arabian Gulf ISO 5th and 7th Fleet operations.
  b. Individual Augment tour to USCENTCOM Forward Headquarters Doha Qatar ISO Operation Iraqi Freedom MAR to SEP 2003
  c. Individual Augment tour to Multi-National Force Iraq, Baghdad Iraq NOV 2006 to JUN 2007 ISO Operation Iraqi Freedom
  d. Deployments aboard CVN-68 and 73 ISO 5th Fleet operations

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