Sergeant Alan Craft: Marine Corps
Sergeant Alan Craft graduated from Round Lake High School in 2011. That same year he reported to Marine Corps basic training in San Diego, California, and graduated September 2nd as a Private First Class. Since 2011, Sgt. Craft has been promoted four times and deployed twice in the Middle East. During his first deployment, Sgt. Craft was a squad leader responsible for 12 marines. The squad’s assignment was to train 150 men for combat duty in the country of Jordan. Sgt. Craft’s duty in his second deployment consisted of being accountable for all posts and convoy operations at the United States Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq. He was awarded the Navy/Marine Corps Achievement Medal for his service in Baghdad.
Sgt. Craft is 24 years old and is engaged to Ms. Jordan Koontz. He recently moved to Merrillville, Indiana, to become the Marine Corps recruiter for the Crown Point area for the next three years.
Please welcome this brave, young man to our community.