Phil was born into a military family. His father Robert Collins was a Navy Chaplain and Lutheran pastor for several years. He has a sister and a brother as well as he and his wife Nicole have just celebrated their 10th wedding anniversary. He and his wife Nicole currently reside in Illinois
Phil served for 21 years in the Navy. Was in active duty in Iraq in the triangle of death. Served as a reservist as well as a hospital corpsman. He is actively engaged in politics recently serving as a Republican chairman, towns trustee and various causes for America's betterment.
Phil's interests include Political Science, Genealogy, US History, Debates, Forum discussions and various activisms.