- Colin Powell is an American politician and retired four-star general in the U.S. Army
- National Security Advisor (1987–1989)
|Real name:||Colin Luther Powell|
Colin Powell Height
|How tall is Colin Powell?||187 cm / 6 ft 2 in|
|Born:||05 April 1937 Comment |
|How old is Colin Powell in 2021? / Age: ||84 years
|Where was Colin Powell born?||Harlem, New York City, New York, USA|
Colin Powell Net worth 2021 (estimated)
|How much is Colin Powell worth?||$50,000,000
Who is Colin Powell? / Facts
- Commander of the U.S. Army Forces Command (1989)
- Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (1989–1993)
- He played major roles in the invasion of Panama in 1989 and especially the Persian Gulf War against Iraq in 1990–1991
- He was the 65th United States Secretary of State, serving under Republican President George W. Bush
- He was the first African-American to serve as Secretary of State
- His term was highly controversial regarding his inaccurate justification for America's Iraq War in 2003
- He was fired after Bush was reelected in 2004
- Family - His parents, Luther and Maud Powell, immigrated to the United States from Jamaica
- He was a professional soldier for 35 years, during which time he held many command and staff positions and rose to the rank of 4-star general
- His last assignment, from October 1, 1989, to September 30, 1993, was as the 12th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the highest military position in the Department of Defense
- During this time, he oversaw 28 crises, including Operation Desert Storm in the 1991 Persian Gulf War
- He formulated the Powell Doctrine which limits American military action unless it satisfies criteria regarding American national security interests, overwhelming force, and widespread public support
- Autobiography - My American Journey
- Public speaker - He addressed audiences across the country and abroad
- Awards - He got many U.S. and foreign military awards and decorations
Powell's civilian awards include the Presidential Medal of Freedom (twice), the President's Citizens Medal, the Congressional Gold Medal, the Secretary of State Distinguished Service Medal, and the Secretary of Energy Distinguished Service Medal
Several schools and other institutions have been named in his honor and he holds honorary degrees from universities and colleges across the country.
- In the news - on June 7, 2020, Powell announced that he will be voting for former Vice President Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential election
- Social media stats as of June 2020:
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- City College of New York (CCNY) - bachelor's degree in geology
- A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.
- There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
- Avoid having your ego so close to your position that when your position falls, your ego goes with it.
- Perpetual optimism is a force multiplier.
- The healthiest competition occurs when average people win by putting above average effort.
- Experts often possess more data than judgment.
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Last update: 09 June 2020
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