LTC Gene T. Boyer (Ret.) was born in Akron Ohio, in 1929. Following graduation from Ohio University, he began a distinguished 22-year career in the U.S. Army and earned three Legion of Merit Awards for service to Presidents Johnson, Nixon and Ford as a White House pilot between 1964 and 1975. Currently residing in Huntington Beach, CA, Boyer led the restoration of the Last Flight Helicopter now on display at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library. The father of two and the grandfather of two, Boyer stays active walking his dog Amber, advocating for Veteran benefits and doing presentations on the history of Army One.