Craig Williams is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, having retired as a Colonel after 28 years of service. He flew 56 combat missions in the F/A-18D during the Gulf War and was personally decorated eleven times, including twice for acts of Valor in combat.
Craig later attended law school while in the Marines and became the chief prosecutor for the largest base in the Marine Corps. He served as Deputy Legal Counsel to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff with an emphasis on Ethics and Detainee issues in federal court. He served as a federal prosecutor with the Department of Justice, prosecuting a host of crimes, including illegal gun possession, drug-distribution conspiracies, and fraud. He was a prosecutor for the Joint Terrorism Task Force.
Craig lives in Concord Township with his wife, Jennifer Arbittier Williams, and their four children. All of their children are or have been students in the Garnet Valley School District.