Veteran Navy SEAL DEVGRU sniper Craig “Sawman” Sawyer Founded V4CR in April of 2017. Sawman has dedicated his life to raising awareness about the darkness infesting our communities, rescuing victims, and putting predators behind bars. along with V4CR’s veterans investigating pedophile rings (VIPR teams) Sawman utilizes his military experience to run covert tier one operations all over the country; Working with the brave men and women in law enforcement to keep our communities safe.
Craig grew up near Houston, TX and got his tactical start in the U.S. Marine Corps. He quickly transitioned to the U.S. Navy to pursue high-level Special Operations as a U.S. Navy SEAL. As an Operator at SEAL Team One, Craig gained critical combat experience in Desert Shield and Desert Storm resulting in decoration for “Heroic Service”.
Those operations included:
- The capturing of the very first prisoners of the war
- CSAR (Combat Search And Rescue) Operations
- Sniper Operations
- Reconnaissance Operations
- Counter-Mine Operations
- FAV (Fast Attack Vehicle) Operations
After returning from Desert Storm, Craig served as a SEAL Sniper Instructor until being promoted to DEVGRU. While serving at SEAL Team One, Craig fought in various Martial Arts tournaments in South-East Asia, as well as SCARS (Special Combat Aggressive Reaction System) hand-to-hand training under Jerry Peterson and Lew Hicks. These experiences built upon his Martial Arts history of fighting various tournaments, such as the Karate Olympics tournaments in Houston, TX and one year of formal boxing under Henry & Jim Harris.
All operations and activity while assigned to DEVGRU remain classified and are not represented here.
After serving in the Navy, Craig signed on as one of the “Original 33” Federal Air Marshals, who were in place prior to the 9/11 attacks against the U.S. Craig remained there for 5 years reaching the management rank of J-Payband ATSAC (GS-14). At that point, Craig began contracting in the various combat zones, running tactical teams and protecting high-level U.S. Dignitaries.
In the realm of “International High-Threat, Mobile Security”, Craig has served as Agent In Charge, contracting for the U.S. Dept of State and other U.S. Gov’t agencies running the specialized teams responsible for providing mobile security for their high-ranking officials while in high-threat war zones.