Air Force General, Charles G. Boyd, died at 83

The late General Charles G. Boyd was a four-star general of the United States Air Force and a highly decorated combat pilot of the Vietnam War. He is the only prisoner of the Vietnam War. He was part of the Project on National Security Reform.

Charles G. Boyd: A Vietnam war prisoner died

Charles G. Boyd’s death is comparable to that of a national hero, as he was genuinely a hero throughout his life. As a combat strike pilot, he was awarded the Air Force Cross for remarkable heroism during military operations against an opposing armed force.

Sadly, he died on March 23, 2022, in Haymarket, Virginia, at the age of 83, from lung cancer, as confirmed by his son Dallas, who said his death was due to lung cancer complications.

He brought the highest honor to himself and the United States Air Force, and he will be remembered for the rest of his life.

Charles G. Boyd Age, Family, and Early Life

Charles G. Boyd was born on April 15, 2022, in Haymarket, Virginna, USA. He was 83 years old at the time of his death. He was born to Henry Graham Boyd, his father, who ran a maize, soy, and dairy farm.

charles g. boyd family

Vernal Boyd, his mother, was a stay-at-home mom. He preferred planes and persuaded his father to get him a 15-minute flight in a crop duster when he was seven years old.

Charles G. Boyd Career, What was his profession?

In April 1959, he enlisted in the United States Air Force. Through the aviation cadet program, Boyd was commissioned as a second lieutenant. He was a war prisoner. Boyd was one of 52 Americans who were compelled to march in Hanoi. As part of Operation Homecoming, he was released on February 12, 1973.

Before becoming deputy commander in chief, US European Command, Stuttgart-Vaihingen, Germany, Boyd served as vice commander of Strategic Air Command’s 8th Air Force, director of plans at Headquarters US Air Force, Washington, D.C., and commander of Air University, with headquarters at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama.

After retiring from the Air Force in 1995, Boyd worked as a strategy consultant for Newt Gingrich, the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives.

He was the executive director of the Commission on National Security for the Twenty-First Century in the United States. He has also worked for the Council on Foreign Relations as a senior vice president and Washington program director. Business Executives for National Security was his organization’s president and CEO. As a member of the board of directors for BENS, Boyd stayed active. He served on the board of directors for a defense electronics company. Boyd backed Joe Biden for President of the United States in the 2020 election, the first time he had officially endorsed a politician.

Which school and college did he go to?

After earning a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Kansas in 1975, and a Master of Arts degree from the same school in 1976, Boyd attended the Air War College at Maxwell Air Force Base in Alabama in 1977.

Charles G. Boyd Net worth, How much does he earn?

He had an estimated net worth of $1.7 million at the time of his death.

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Charles G. Boyd Wife, What about his relationship?

He married twice in his lifetime. His first wife Millicent Ann Sample died on April 11, 1994, after that he married his second wife Jessica Tumchman Mathews.

charles g. boyd wife

He had two children with his first wife.

Is he available on any social media platforms?

We are having difficulty locating his social media accounts since we believe he may be active on other accounts with new names or may not be online at all.

If we learn anything new about his social media activity in the near future, we will update this piece.

Physical Appearance of Charles G. Boyd’s Height, Weight

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Hair ColourSalt and pepper
Eye ColourBrown
Body typeFit
Sexual OrientationStraight

Interesting facts about Charles G. Boyd’s should be known

Zodiac SignN / A
Net Worth$ 1.7 million
Single/ In a relationshipMarried
Current Spouse  Millicent Ann Sample ( Died) Jessica Tumchman Mathews  

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