Lieutenant General William G. “Jerry” Boykin, born in New Bern, North Carolina, currently serves as the Executive Vice President of the Family Research Council in Washington, DC. He is also the Wheat Professor of Leadership Studies at Hampden-Sydney College in Farmville, Virginia. Previously, LTG Boykin served at the Pentagon as Deputy Undersecretary of Defense for Intelligence, overseeing the gathering and exploitation of intelligence during the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. LTG Boykin had a distinguished military career that began in 1971. In his thirty-six years in the Army, he served for more than 24 years in Joint Special Operations, with a command at every level. He was one of the original members of the US Army’s Delta Force and was privileged to command these elite warriors in combat operations. LTG Boykin ultimately served as the Commander of the US Army Special Forces Command and as the Commandant of the John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. His memoir, Never Surrender: A Soldier’s Journey to the Crossroads of Faith and Freedom, was released in 2008. He has also authored two novels, Danger Close and Kiloton Threat. LTG Boykin continues to support our military and promote a strong national defense as a board member with Freedom Alliance, and he encourages patriotism and public service as a board member with the Joe Foss Institute. His most important mission is as an ordained minister and Founder/President of Kingdom Warriors, a non-profit ministry that encourages Christians to be bold in their faith.
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Keynote Title: Never Surrender
Description: LTG Boykin will present his testimony that recounts the toughest battles he faced during his 36 years in US Army Special Operations and the power of faith and prayer.
Equipping Seminar Title: Courage In an Atmosphere of Cowards
Description: We will discuss the current state of the the Nation and the culture that attacks our beliefs. Now more than ever, our Nation needs informed, courageous, Christian men.