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Colin Powell is a 65th United States Secretary Of States serving under Republican President George W. Bush and National Security Advisor during his military career. He also served as the 12th Chairman Of Joint Chiefs Of Staff. During this time, he oversaw 28 crises, including Operation Dessert Form in the 1991 Persian Gulf War.
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Powell is an American politician and a four-star retired general in the Army. He also served as the 12th Chairman Of Joint Chiefs Of Staff. During this time, he oversaw 28 crises, including Operation Dessert Form 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.
Family and Personal Life
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Powell has always been in the limelight due to his personal life. He married Alma Johnson on August 25, 1962. They have three children together one son and two daughters. He joined the Reverse Officers’ Training Corps during college, during which he felt very happy and saw what he has to do further. He pursued the career of Public Speaker and addresser in and outside the country.
|Wife's/Spouse's Name||Alma Johnson|
|Children/Kids||Yes one son and two daughters(Michelle, Linda and Annemarie Powell respectively)|
Nationality, Net Worth and Other Facts
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|Full/Real Name||Colin Powell|
|Age (as of today)||86 years|
|Date of Birth||April 5, 1937|
|Place of Birth||Harlem|
|Height||1.93 m, 6 feet 4 inches|
|Weight||75 kg, 165.5 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$55 million|
|Occupation||United States Secretary Of State|
Height, Weight, and Age
Colin Powell's height is quite tall measuring 1.93 m. Colin Powell weighs 75 kg. Being born on April 5, 1937, translates to an age of 86 years as of todays date (July 20, 2023).
Avoid having your ego so close to your position that when your position falls, your ego goes with it.Colin Powell
Leadership is solving problems. The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help or concluded you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership.Colin Powell
As I have done in every election since I started voting so many years ago, I always like to take my time and examine the two candidates, see not only the two candidates but the policies they will bring in, the people they will bring in, who they might appoint to the Supreme Court, and look at the whole range of issues before making a decision.Colin Powell
Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers, who can cut through argument, debate and doubt, to offer a solution everybody can understand.Colin Powell
The commander in the field is always right and the rear echelon is wrong, unless proved otherwise.Colin Powell