Colin Powell

2 Results / Page 1 of 1

Background

Events

Son and colleagues to eulogize soldier-diplomat Colin Powell

WASHINGTON (AP) — Colin L. Powell, the widely praised soldier-diplomat who died of complications from COVID-19 last month, is being remembered at a funeral service Friday at the Washington National Cathedral. Powell was a model for minorities in public and private life. A Vietnam combat veteran, he rose to become the first Black chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the first Black secretary of state. Powell had been […]

today11/05/2021 6

Events

Colin Powell dies, exemplary general stained by Iraq claims

WASHIINGTON (AP) — Colin Powell, former Joint Chiefs chairman and secretary of state, has died from COVID-19 complications. He was 84. In an announcement on social media Monday, the family said Powell had been fully vaccinated.  Powell was the first African American to serve as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and secretary of state. But his reputation was forever stained when, in 2003, Powell went before the U.N. […]

today10/18/2021 8

0%