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Terry B. Kraft


Rear Admiral Terry B. Kraft, USN

Rear Admiral Terry Kraft graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1981 and received his Naval Flight Officer wings of gold in 1982. Kraft served as an A-6 Intruder bombardier/navigator in Attack Squadron (VA-55) and VA-115. He was an instructor with VA-128 and executive officer of VA-95. Kraft transitioned to the EA-6B Prowler and served as executive officer and commanding officer of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ-131). Kraft served as executive officer aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71)and then commanded USS Shreveport (LPD-12) from 2002-2005. In November of 2005, Kraft assumed command of USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76). Shore tours included the Air Command and Staff College and J3 Directorate, U.S. Pacific Command. In July 1999, Kraft served as a federal executive fellow at Harvard University. In August 2008, Kraft reported to the Pentagon and is currently serving as the Director of ISR Capabilities on the staff of the Chief of Naval Operations.

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