Craig graduates from boot camp
Published 7:15 pm Thursday, October 21, 2021
Derrick L. Craig Jr. graduated from Marine Boot Camp at Parris Island, South Carolina on Friday, Oct. 8. Derrick was one of over 500 young men/women to accept and successfully complete the three-month challenge to become one of “The Few, The Proud, The Marines.” His current goal is to complete the training and educational process leading to his permanent station and position in Air Traffic Control.
Derrick is a third generation active military member. His grandfather, Walter L. Craig Sr. retired from the Army, 82nd Airborne after 27 years; his father, Derrick L. Craig Sr., served in the Marines and Army; his uncle, Walter L. Craig, Jr., served in the Air Force.
Private First Class Derrick L. Craig Jr. is the son of Lucille Rainey and Derrick L. Craig Sr. His proud grandparents are Walter L. and D. Belinda Craig of Victoria.
God’s blessings to all who proudly serve to help keep America free.