Alma Powell, the wife of former Secretary of State Colin Powell, is escorted by U.S Army Gen. Allan M. Pepin, commanding general of Joint Task Forces, after funeral services for the former secretary of state at the Washington National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., on November 5, 2021. Powell died October 18 at age 84 of complications from COVID-19, after a battle with brain cancer. Photo Ken Cedeno/UPI | License Photo
Nov. 5 (UPI) — Former Secretary of State and war hero Colin Powell was remembered at his funeral Friday not only for his leadership but his thoughtfulness as a father and friend along with finding clarity in difficult circumstances.
President Joe Biden and former presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama, along with former first lady Hillary Clinton all attended the funeral at the Washington National Cathedral for Powell, the first African American head of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
His son Michael Powell, the former head of the Federal Communications …