Born a Virginian, October, 1954, Craig lived in Virginia Beach until 10. He moved extensively, living in Jacksonville, North Carolina, Subic Bay, Philippines and Orange County California, where he attended High School and College. He graduated Cal State University, Long Beach with a degree in Criminal Justice and was commissioned an Officer of Marines, January 1977. Trained as a pilot in the Marines, he also served as the Officer in Charge of a Special Ops team conducting combat operations in Beirut, Lebanon and Grenada. He served as a military flight instructor and was subsequently hired by Pan American Airways in 1984. He is a graduate of the U.S. Marine Corps Command and Staff College, Quantico, Virginia. His family and professional life has enabled him to live and work in every continent and world region, except Antarctica.
Craig formerly founded and published a conservative newspaper, the Virginia Chronicle. He serves as the Secretary for the Board of ACT for America! He is the Executive Director of the Virginia Coalition for Life and the host of the pro-life radio show Dominion Air.
Craig now flies the Boeing 777 for United Airlines, and resides in Virginia Beach, Virginia with his wife Kathi of 36 years. They have four children and a granddaughter.
Craig is a life long Roman Catholic and distinguishes his fervor for this faith by virtue of the personal relationship he came to have with Jesus Christ in 1976. His priorities in life are defined by his commitment to God, family and country.