RIP Colin Powell

Ground breaking in so many ways and smart enough not to tun for office. Would have been interesting if he had

Complications of COVID - vaccinated

“Powell had multiple myeloma, [according to NBC News] It is a type of blood cancer that hurts the body’s ability to fight infections.”

with/of COVID relevant for those who like to differentiate.


Enjoyed his book on leadership. Heard with my wife during one of our long road-trips to visit family.

I was in the service when he was Secretary of State and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. We had a lot of respect for him and the (tough) decisions he had to make.


Like other very powerful people, he did some good things and some bad things. But he was a dedicated public servant who was often a voice of reason. RIP.