Cpt. Craig J. Nelson and his bride, Michelle Knowland, were married May 27, 2012, in Savannah, Ga. Craig was based at Headquarters of the 1st Ranger Bn in Savannah, Ga. It was from here that he was previously deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan several times. However, the groom and his bride were able to plan their wedding in Savannah between deployments and several family members were able to attend. Craig is the son of Patricia Nelson and Dewey Nelson of Morris, formerly of Eden Prairie. Michelle is the daughter of Dan and Nancy Knowland of Rochester. Other family members of the groom residing or doing business in the area are brothers Shawn Kirwin and Jason Kirwin, sister Dr. Michelle Lelwica, and sister Suzie Eklund. The bride and groom and currently stationed in Germany with the US Army.