His family said in a statement that the first black US Secretary of State and the best military officer, Colin Powell, died Monday at the age of 84 from a complication of COVID-19.
“He was completely vaccinated. I would like to thank the medical staff at Walter Reed National Medical Center for their compassionate treatment. We have a remarkable loving husband, father, grandfather, and great Americans. I lost it, “Powell’s family said in his post. Facebook page.
As a general, he chaired the Joint Chiefs of Staff under President George HW Bush during the 1991 Gulf War, when US-led troops expelled Iraqi troops from neighboring Kuwait.
Moderate Republican and practitioner Powell later served as Secretary of State under President George W. Bush.
Former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell dies of COVID complications
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