Colonel Craig W. Hall is Commander, 325th Maintenance Group, 325th Fighter Wing, Air Education and Training Command, Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla. The 325th Maintenance Group is comprised of the 325th Maintenance Operations Squadron, 325th Maintenance Squadron and the 325th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron (AMXS) with the 43rd Aircraft Maintenance Unit. The group's maintenance personnel, including contracted maintenance personnel, are charged with providing maintenance support to the 325th Fighter Wing and its F-22 aircraft.

After earning his commission from the United States Air Force Academy in 1985, Colonel Hall graduated from the Aircraft Maintenance Officer Course at Chanute AFB, IL. His first assignment took him to the 552 Airborne Warning and Control Wing at Tinker AFB, OK where he served as Assistant Officer in charge of an Aircraft Maintenance Unit and later Officer in Charge. From that point, Col Hall served on two Major Command staffs, one NATO Staff, and commanded two squadrons including one in a combat zone launching round the clock combat sorties supporting Operations Enduring and Iraqi Freedom. His weapon system experience includes special mission aircraft, KC-10, F-15C/D/E, and F-22A.

Prior to assuming command of the maintenance group, Colonel Hall was the Chief of the Life Cycle Management Division at Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH, where he was responsible for providing policy, process, guidance and tools to ensure life cycle product support management and planning for all Air Force weapon systems.

1985 Bachelor of Science degree, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo.
1986 Aircraft Maintenance Officer Course, Chanute AFB, IL.
1989 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
1992 Master of Business Administration in Aviation Management degree, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL.
2000 Air Command and Staff College and Master of Military Operational Art and Science degree, Maxwell AFB, AL
2007 Air War College and Master of Strategic Studies degree, Maxwell AFB, AL.

1. Nov 85 - May 86; Aircraft Maintenance Officer Course, Chanute AFB, IL
2. May 86 - Jun 89; Asst OIC and OIC 964/966 Aircraft Maintenance Unit, 552 Aircraft Generation Squadron, Tinker AFB, OK
3. Jun 89 - Aug 92; Chief, Airborne C3 Branch, Directorate of Logistics, HQ ACC, Langley AFB, VA
4. Aug 92 - Aug 94; Executive Officer to NAEW Force Commander, HQ NAEW Force Command, Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe, Mons, Belgium
5. Aug 94 - Nov 95; Squadron Maintenance Officer, 744 Air Refueling Squadron, Seymour Johnson AFB, NC
6. Nov 95 - Jul 97; Squadron Maintenance Officer, 335 Fighter Squadron, Seymour Johnson AFB, NC
7. Jul 97 - April 98; Flight Commander, Aircraft Systems Maintenance Training Flight, 364th Training Squadron, Sheppard AFB, TX
8. April 98 - Jun 99; Operations Officer, 364th Training Squadron, Sheppard AFB, TX
9. Jun 99 - Jun 00; Student, Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, AL
10. Jun 00 - May 01; Dep Chief, Technical Repair Div, Aircraft Div, OO-ALC, Hill AFB, UT
11. May 01 - Jun 03; Commander, 649th Combat Logistics Support Squadron, OO-ALC, Hill AFB, UT
12. Jun 03 - Jun 04; Commander, 379th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Sq, Al Udeid AB, Qatar
13. Jun 04 - Jul 06; Deputy Commander, 325th Maintenance Group, Tyndall AFB, FL
14. Jul 06 - Jun 07; Student, Air War College, Maxwell AFB, AL
15. Jun 07 - Jun 08; Chief, Life Cycle Management Division, Directorate of Logistics, HQ AFMC, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH
16. Jun 08 - present; Commander, 325 Maintenance Group, Tyndall AFB, FL

Bronze Star
Air Force Meritorious Service Medal with three oak leaf clusters
Joint Service Commendation Medal
Air Force Commendation Medal with one oak leaf cluster
Air Force Achievement Medal
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with Valor Device and with two oak leaf clusters
Air Force Organizational Excellence Award
National Service Defense Medal with one device
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
1998 AETC Lt Gen Leo Marquez Award Winner
2004 ACC Gen Lew Allen Jr. Award Winner

Second Lieutenant May 29, 1985
First Lieutenant May 29, 1987
Captain May 29, 1989
Major Mar 1, 1997
Lieutenant Colonel Sep 1, 2001
Colonel Apr 1, 2007

(Current as of Jun 2008)