Colin Powell Has Passed Away at Age 84 Due to Complications From COVID-19

Colin Powell passed away today, October 18, at Walter Reed Medical Center in Bethesda at the age of 84.

Powell, a four-star general, was chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from 1989-1993 and served as the Secretary of State from 2001-2005 under President George W. Bush.

Powell was being treated for blood cancer and died from complications of COVID-19.

His family released the following statement on Facebook:

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