LTC Thomas D. Krupp
LTC Thomas Krupp is originally from Reno, Nevada and is the 2000 Distinguished Military Graduate of the Army Reserve Officer Training Program at the University of Nevada, Reno, where he commissioned as a Ordnance officer. He has since served in key positions from platoon leader to battalion operations officer, battalion support operations officer and Corps level staff officer throughout 36 months of combat deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan.
In addition to prior enlisted service as a cavalry scout, his past assignments include the 1st Infantry Division, 701st Main Support Battalion in Kitzingen, Germany; 1st Corps Support Command (Airborne) and 507th Corps Support Group (Airborne), where he commanded 8th Ordnance Company (Airborne) and was the operations officer for 264th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion (Airborne), in Fort Bragg, North Carolina; the Joint Multi Readiness Center where he was an Observer/Controller in Hohenfels, Germany; the 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion where he served as a Battalion Executive Officer and Support Operations Officer in Grafenwohr, Germany. His last assignment was at the US Army Combined Arms Support Command and Sustainment Center of Excellence where he served as a doctrine developer/writer and the Executive Officer to the Commanding General in Fort Lee, Virginia, before being selected as the Professor of Military Science at the University of Kentucky.
LTC Krupp’s military schooling includes a Department of Defense Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification, the Command and General Staff College-Intermediate Level Education, Logistics Officer Basic Course (Distinguished Graduate) and Advanced Course (Honor Graduate), Support Operations Course and numerous other unit level certificates and licenses. His civilian education includes a M.S. in Disaster Preparation and Crisis Management from Grand Canyon University and a B.S. in Psychology from the University of Nevada, Reno. He has published two military doctrine manuals, a Center for Army Lessons Learned handbook chapter and multiple professional military articles. LTC Krupp is a member of the International Society of Logistics (Demonstrated Master Logistician).
LTC Krupp is a three time recipient of the Bronze Star. He was also awarded the Ordnance Order of Samuel Sharpe Medal (2013), the Defense Industrial Association Leadership Award (2000), the General George C. Marshall Leadership Award (2000) and the Colonel Decius Wadsworth Award of Scholarship (2000). Further awards include the Meritorious Service Medal (3rd award), Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal (2nd award), National Defense Service Medal (2nd award), Iraqi Campaign Medal (2nd award), Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Overseas Service Ribbon (5th award), National Defense Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, ISAF NATO medal, Meritorious Unit Medal (3rd award), Army Superior Unit Award, the Parachutist Badge, the Air Assault Badge and the Combat Action Badge.
LTC Krupp is married to the former Nicole Walker of Reno, Nevada, who is an elementary school educator. They have two boys and a prized mini-Schnauzer.