Charles G. Boyd

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Charles G. Boyd
Boyd in the 1990s
Birth nameCharles Graham Boyd
Born(1938-04-15)April 15, 1938
near Rockwell City, Iowa, U.S.
DiedMarch 23, 2022(2022-03-23) (aged 83)
Haymarket, Virginia, U.S.
AllegianceUnited States of America
Service/branchUnited States Air Force
Years of service1959–1995
RankUS-O10 insignia.svg General
Commands heldAir University
Battles/warsVietnam War
AwardsAir Force Cross
Air Force Distinguished Service Medal
Silver Star (2)
Legion of Merit (3)
Distinguished Flying Cross
Bronze Star with "V" device (3)
Purple Heart (3)
Other workCouncil on Foreign Relations
Business Executives for National Security

Charles Graham "Chuck" Boyd (April 15, 1938 – March 23, 2022) was a general of the United States Air Force. Boyd was a pilot who served in Vietnam and is the only Vietnam War prisoner of war (1966–1973) to reach the four-star rank (1992).

Boyd supported former Vice President Joe Biden for president in the 2020 election, the first candidate he had publicly ever endorsed.[1]

Boyd died at the age of 83 on March 23, 2022 from lung cancer in Haymarket, Virginia.[2]

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