Major Craig Moon, USAF was a native of Alexandria, VA, a retired U.S. Air Force fighter pilot and later, became President of Convention Freight Services. Craig was the Chief, Combat and Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Plans, Air National Guard Operational Plans and Execution Division, Air National Guard Readiness Center, Andrews AFB, MD. Major Moon earned his commission as a graduate of the University of Maryland ROTC program in 1982 and earned his MBA from Eastern New Mexico University in 1994. He was a command pilot with approximately 2,700 hours in fighter, cargo, and trainer aircraft. He flew T-37, T-38, T-33, F-111 A/D/E, F-16, A-10 and RC-26B aircraft. Major Moon served as Vice Chairman on the Board of Directors for NetTalon and was a Board of Trustees member-elect of Fork Union Military Academy. Family, golfing, and dancing were his passions. He was a member of the Old Dominion Boat Club and a member of the Messiah United Methodist Church. Craig went to Heaven on March 29, 2009.
In appreciation for the gift of education, this tuition scholarship is provided through the generosity of Craig's mother, Marion Moon. It is given to a student who qualifies for demonstrated need for financial assistance and is engaged in athletics in Alexandria. There is no application process for this scholarship.