Major General J. Durr Boyles, Adjutant General, Mississippi National Guard, spoke to the Rotary Club of North Jackson at the club's November 10, 2020, meeting in observance of Veterans Day. MG Boyles is an Eagle Scout and a graduate of Mississippi State University in Biological Engineering and of the United States Army War College with an MSS in Strategic Studies. In his civilian life, he is president of Boyles Moak and Stone, Inc. dba Boyles Moak a regional independent insurance agency located in Ridgeland, Mississippi. MG Boyles has been in the MS National Guard since May 1982 and has been Adjutant General since Sept. 2016.
The subject of Boyles' presentation was the Mississippi National Guard, its role, its mission, and its deployments. MG Boyles, himself, has been deployed to Kosovo and Afganistan. He (right) is shown with club member MG (Ret.) Erik Hearon, who introduced him, and club president Lee Carney in the following photo. We thank him for his service to our state and our country and for his presentation. 
The following is a link to MG Boyles' presentation and to the complete meeting