Malin Craig (August 5, 1875 – July 25, 1945) was a United States Army general who served as United States Army Chief of Staff from 1935 to 1939. He was recalled to active duty during World War II.
Craig graduated West Point on April 26, 1898 and was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Infantry branch. He transferred to the Cavalry on June 23 and served with the 6th Cavalry.
He served in the China Relief Expedition and in the Philippine Insurrection. He was promoted to first lieutenant on February 2, 1901 and to captain on May 7, 1904.
After serving in the Spanish-American War, Philippine-American War, and the relief expedition during the Boxer Rebellion, Craig attended the Infantry and Cavalry School from 1903 to 1904 and the Staff College from 1904 to 1905. He was then promoted to captain and served in the 10th and 1st cavalry regiments, and was garrisoned as a regimental quartermaster at Fort Clark in Kinney, Texas from 1906 to 1909. He would go on to graduate from the Army War College in 1910 and serve in a variety of administrative positions, most notable of which was assigning troops to their regiments. He would then serve with the 1st Cavalry Regiment of the western U.S. in 1912, then became an instructor at Fort Leavenworth located in Leavenworth, Kansas in 1916 until 1917 where he was moved to the General Staff Corps.