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Hi I'm Keith Foulger

I was an officer in the U.S. Air Force and an engineer and manager on the NASA space shuttle solid rocket project. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have been married to my sweetheart for over 50 years. I am the father of three boys and three girls, and a grandfather of 22. Professionally, I was a commissioned officer in the U.S. Air Force. My service was in the strategic and tactical nuclear missile forces. I was a Minuteman Intercontinental Ballistic Missile combat crew member in North Dakota. Following my Air Force service I worked as an engineer and program manager for a company that builds solid rocket motors for the military, NASA, and commercial companies. The majority of my time there was working on the NASA Space Shuttle solid rocket motors. I am an Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America, and have been active as a scout leader most of my adult life. Currently, I am serving as the new scout leader in our Troop. I have been fortunate to live in this great country from California to Virginia and North Dakota to Texas and Nebraska and other states in between these boarders. I love the great out-of-doors. Therefore, my hobbies include camping, backpacking, downhill skiing, fishing, and mountain and road biking. I retired from the U.S. Air Force in 1984 and from the aerospace company I worked for in 2003. Since retiring, I have done several consulting projects for NASA headquarters and aerospace companies.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. However, my parents were less active so I had to come a knowledge of the truthfulness of the gospel on my own. I cannot point to a single event that brought me to the knowledge of the Gospel's truthfulness. Rather, it has been a lifelong journey for me. As I studied and prayed about the doctrines of the Gospel, I would have confirming feelings from the Holy Ghost that they were true. As I studied the Bible, it was clear that when Jesus Christ was on the earth he established his gospel with commandments, ordinances, apostles, and other ordained leaders with priesthood authority. However, after the Savior and His Apostles were killed, the Priesthood authority for directing the Church was taken from the earth. This lead to the dark ages where many churches were formed without Priesthood authority as people searched for truth. This great apostasy was prophesied of by the Old Testament Prophet Amos (see Amos 8:11-12). Even the Apostle Paul told of apostasy before the second coming of Jesus Christ in 2 Thessalonians 2:1-3. Finally, as the Bible became available to common people, many studied the New Testament and saw that the Church Christ established was not on the earth. Great men like Martin Luther, John Calivin, and William Tyndale stepped forward and started the reformation. That paved the way for Joseph Smith to be called by God as a prophet (just as God called other common men like Abraham and Moses as prophets) to restore the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the earth with Priesthood authority, Apostles, and ordinances of His original Church. I know that God and Jesus Christ live. That the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day saints in Christ's true church on the earth today. God has a great plan of salvation for all his children where we can live with Him as families for eternity. I am so grateful for this sure knowledge and hope in a world that is unraveling very rapidly.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by trying to be the kind of person Jesus Christ is. This includes keeping His commandments and serving others in my community and church. I have been blessed to serve primarily in various youth church leadership positions in my adult life. I have served in many Boy Scouts of America adult leadership positions in local units, districts, and councils. In the church, I have taught youth Sunday School classes, been president of Ward and Stake Young Men's organizations. I have also taught youth seminary and young adult institute of religion instruction classes. I was blessed with the opportunity to serve as a Ward Bishop for over six years. My wife and I had the opportunity to serve a church education system full-time mission for 18 months in England where we taught Institute to young adults, facilitated family home evenings for university students away from home, and worked with young single adult activities. Community service has included serving as a volunteer on our city economic development committee, being elected by my political party precinct citizens to two terms of service as a delegate to the State political party committee, and serving on the campaign committee for the election of our city mayor. My wife and I have just been called to serve a military relations mission for the Church. We are thrilled to serve God by serving the Soldiers of the U.S. Army and Airman of the U.S. Air Force.