Randall E. Krug Director of the Training Technologies Sector

Colonel (Retired) Randall E. Krug is Director of the Training Technologies Sector of American Business Development Group, an internationally respected, full-spectrum business development consulting firm, now representing a diverse list of over fifty prominent U.S. and international businesses. American Business Development Group enjoys a reputation as one of the largest business development firms in the United States which specializes in the re-equipping and modernization of the United States Armed Forces.

Mr. Krug joined the Wisconsin Army National Guard at age 18, attended OCS at age 19 and was commissioned an infantry officer at Fort Benning, GA, at age 20. After commanding the 1st Bn 126th Field Artillery battalion of the Wisconsin National Guard he attended the US Army War College. Upon graduation he was assigned to the Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) as a Deputy Program Manager and later was promoted to Colonel and became a DARPA Program Manager. His final active duty military assignment was Chief of the Training Division for the Army Directorate of the National Guard Bureau. After retirement in 2000 he consulted for private and public entities and became a SETA (Scientific, Engineering & Technical Assistant) for the Training Division of the Army National Guard. From June 2005 to January 2010 he was the Division Chief (USAF civil service) of NGB J73. He has a total of 42 years of military, government civil service, and contractor service to the National Guard.

Mr. Krug was responsible for bringing live, virtual and constructive training simulators and simulations into the Army National Guard. His DARPA developments include the pioneering use of personal computers to provide synthetic environments for virtual simulators. While at DARPA his team developed the Janus battle staff (constructive) simulation so that it runs on a personal computer. A native of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, Mr. Krug received both his BS and MS degrees in education from the University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh. He is a graduate of the US Army Tactical Commanders Development Course and the US Army War College. He lives in Arlington, VA with his wife, the former Ann Strong of Oshkosh, and has three children and three grandchildren.