Mrs. and Mr. James Burton
Jim Burton was Col. Boyd's sounding board during his theory development years... Jim spent hours engaged in seemingly endless discussions often resulting in the editing of a single word.
Col. John R. Boyd
This photo is from the James Burton collection of documents gifted to the Quantico Historic USMC Archives on the first day of the 2013 conference. Taken in 1974, this was Col. Boyd's service record photo.
The Essence of Winning and Losing
One of the "original" copies from Jim Burton's collection.
Article from U.S.News and World Report magazine.
This is the story that introduced Col. Boyd to the public after years of struggle within the closed military strategy processes. March 24th, 1997.
Col. John R Boyd Document Collection
The collection of documents gifted to the Archives by Jim Burton. Note the stack of incremental versions of "Patterns of Conflict". Col. Boyd would send successive versions to Jim for review. Jim saved them all.
"Destruction and Creation"
An 'original' copy of the Boyd brief.
"The Strategic Game of ? and ?"
An 'original' copy of the Boyd Brief.
"Organic Design for Command and Control"
'Original' copy of the Boyd brief.
"Patterns of Conflict" progression of thought.
This is a stack of successive versions of Col. Boyd's "Patterns of Conflict".
Mary Ellen Boyd and her father, Col. John Boyd
Daughter of Col. Boyd, Mary Ellen has been a great supporter of the Boyd and Beyond conferences.
Maj. Figueroa chats with Maj. Francis J.H. Park
Major Park presented "How The USMC Came to Maneuver Warfare"
Bob was present for many of Col. Boyd's original briefs and had donated a collection of twelve cassette audio tapes to the Boyd Archives. Visit boydandbeyond.com to view Col. Boyd's presentations recreated with this newly discovered audio treasure.
Doug Neal, Senior Programme Fellow, Leading Edge Forum
Doug Neal is representing Computer Sciences Corporation's Leading Edge Forum, the innovation arm of CSC.
Maj. Figueroa presents the conference with an update on the re-dedication of Boyd Hall at Nellis AFB.
Boyd Hall has been renovated after Maj. Figueroa's efforts to improve on the Air Force's recognition of John Boyd's contributions.
Clips from Nellis, June 2013
Article by Airman 1st Class Timothy Young on the rededication ceremony and presented to the Boyd and Beyond conference by Maj. Figueroa. http://www.nellis.af.mil/news/story.asp?id=123353282
Michael Moore leads the conference through his thought-expanding process "Boyd and the Big Picture"
Michael Moore, Integrity Psychologist at gI-ANT, London, United Kingdom
Stan Coerr clarifies his point to one of the conference attendees.
Gahlord Dewald explains his position...
Robert Cantrell takes a stretch break.
Robert Cantrell, Producer at All Fins On Productions
Terry and others engaged in oodles of OODA.
Terry Barnhart, right center, Head of Process Excellence at Sandoz, New London/Norwich, Connecticut
John tells it like it is...
John Marke, Director - PWC Assurance Practice
Gahlord processes his next epiphany.
Mark engaged in serious discussions.
Mark Hart, Development Experience (DX) Designer. Certified NPDP.
Robert Paterson, right
Jim Roche and Maj. Park
Bob Weimann presents "Strategic Legalism -- Indicator of Bad Strategy According to Boyd"
Bob's paper can be found here: http://smallwarsjournal.com/jrnl/art/the-loss-of-strategic-legitimacy
Bob fields comments from the floor.
Jim Roche presents "Boyd, Neuroscience, and the Decision Cycle"
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