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William G. Boykin

Birthdate: 19. April 1948

William Gerald "Jerry" Boykin is a retired American general officer who was the United States Deputy Undersecretary of Defense for Intelligence under President George W. Bush from 2002 to 2007. During his 36-year career in the military he spent 13 years in the Delta Force and was involved in numerous high-profile missions, including the 1980 Iran hostage rescue attempt, the 1992 hunt for Pablo Escobar in Colombia, and the Black Hawk Down incident in Mogadishu, Somalia. He is an author and teaches at Hampden–Sydney College, Virginia. He is currently executive vice president at the Family Research Council. Wikipedia

„We also need to be encouragers to our friends. Some of them have hopes and dreams, yet although they've prayed and watched and waited, there's been no answer from above.“

—  William G. Boykin

After seven tries, the rain was finally on its way.
Source: Man to Man: Rediscovering Masculinity in a Challenging World (2020), p. 123

„George Bush was not elected by a majority of the voters in the United States, he was appointed by God.“

—  William G. Boykin

Regarding President George W. Bush, "Culture War: The American Taliban" http://adultthought.ucsd.edu/Culture_War/The_American_Taliban.html,

„I knew my God was bigger than his. I knew that my God was a real God and his was an idol.“

—  William G. Boykin

Remarks on the war on terror US is 'battling Satan' says general http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/3199212.stm (17 October 2003)

„They’re after us because we’re a Christian nation.“

—  William G. Boykin

NBC News http://www.msnbc.com/news/980764.asp?cp1=1, June 2003.

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