Colin Powell has died of COVID-19 complications, family says

Colin Powell, former Joint Chiefs chairman and secretary of state, has died from COVID-19 complications, his family said Monday

Via AP news wire
Monday 18 October 2021 13:27
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Colin Powell former Joint Chiefs chairman and secretary of state, has died from COVID-19 complications, his family said Monday.

In an announcement on social media, the family said Powell had been fully vaccinated.

“We have lost a remarkable and loving husband, father and grandfather and a great American ” the family said.

Powell was the first African American to serve as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and secretary of state.

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