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April 5, 1937
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Colin Luther Powell (/ˈkoʊlɪn/; born April 5, 1937) is an American politician and retired four-star general in the United States Army. During his military career, Powell also served as National Security Advisor (1987–1989), as Commander of the U.S. Army Forces Command (1989) and as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (1989–1993), holding the latter position during the Persian Gulf War. Powell was the first, and so far the only, Jamaican American to serve on the Joint Chiefs of Staff. He was the 65th United States Secretary of State, serving under U.S. President George W. Bush from 2001 to 2005, the first black person to serve in that position.

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Powell in November 1989, on his official Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff portrait.
Powell in November 1989, on his official Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff portrait.
Powell with United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
Powell with United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
Portrait as Secretary of State
Portrait as Secretary of State
Powell walks with newly crowned King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, Vice President Dick Cheney, and former President George H. W. Bush, Saudi Arabia, August 2005.
Powell walks with newly crowned King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, Vice President Dick Cheney, and former President George H. W. Bush, Saudi Arabia, August 2005.
Colin Powell holding a model vial of anthrax while giving a presentation to the United Nations Security Council
Colin Powell holding a model vial of anthrax while giving a presentation to the United Nations Security Council
President Ronald Reagan and National Security Advisor Powell in 1988
President Ronald Reagan and National Security Advisor Powell in 1988
Powell, National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice and Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld listen to President George W. Bush speak.
Powell, National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice and Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld listen to President George W. Bush speak.
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