- "Get me the president!"
- — Kurtz
Colonel Kurtz is a minor character in Call of Duty: Black Ops II. He appears at the end if the player chose to capture Raul Menendez and Chloe is captured/K.I.A. He is with the CIA Nerd, who is puzzled upon finding a Celerium Worm and is not able to stop it, resulting in Menendez's escape from prison. He also appears at the end if Karma is secured and the player chose to capture Raul Menendez. He is with Chloe who is also puzzled to find a Celerium Worm. Chloe states that she has it under control, stopping Menendez from escaping prison.
- His name is a reference to Joseph Conrad's novella Heart of Darkness, and his rank to Marlon Brando's character in the film Apocalypse Now, which is loosely based upon the aforementioned novella.