Dr. Tyrone Krause recites the commissioning oath given by his daughter, Ensign Laura Krause, while aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Ramage. (Photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Maxwell Anderson/Navy)
He's spent decades in operating rooms, standing over patients as he repaired their hearts.
At a time when 63-year-old Dr. Tyrone Krause could be winding down his career and mapping out the best beaches to enjoy a drink, he's instead brushing up on push-ups as he prepares to leave for the Navy's Officer Candidate School.
“Sometimes I wonder what the hell I got myself into,” Krause said, chuckling. Krause obtained a waiver to commission into the U.S. Navy Reserve in July. He was inspired to join after his daughter, Ensign Laura Krause, earned her Navy commission in 2015.
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