Charles Boyd: The Defining Experience of His Life Was the 2,488 Days He Spent in Confinement in North Vietnam Where He Was Tortured and Beaten

From a Washington Post obit by Harrison Smith headlined “Charles G. Boyd, Air Force general and former POW, dies at 83”:

Charles G. Boyd, a highly decorated Air Force general who was shot down as a fighter pilot during the Vietnam War, endured nearly seven years of captivity and rose to become the only former POW from that conflict promoted to a four-star rank, died March 23 in Haymarket, Va.