Where was the church when we needed to speak up? Rt. Gen. Jeremy Boykin speaks at the annual gathering of the OAK Initiative in Fort Mill, SC. Lieutenant General William G. Boykin (retired) was the United States Deputy Undersecretary of Defense for Intelligence. He has played a role in almost every recent major American military operation, serving in Grenada, Somalia, and Iraq. He is currently a professor at Hampden-Sydney College, Virginia, and author of "Never Surrender: A Soldiers Journey to the Crossroads of Faith and Freedom."