July 24, 2013
Family members of James Edwin Craig and City officials took part Friday in a ribbon-cutting ceremony to dedicate the James Edwin Craig Memorial Pavilion at Jacksonville Executive at Craig Airport. From left, City Council President Bill Gulliford; Jacksonville Aviation Authority board Chairman A.L. Kelly; authority Executive Director and CEO Steve Grossman; Craig's daughter, Anne Beere; Council member Bill Bishop; Greater Jacksonville Area USO Executive Director Mike O'Brien; Council Vice President Clay Yarborough; and Jacksonville Executive at Craig Manager Tiffany Gillem. Craig, a Jacksonville native, was killed in action aboard the USS Pennsylvania during the Dec. 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor.