Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Learn About The Life Of Colin Luther Powell In Memoriam - And Never Forgotten

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Colin Luther Powell (1937-2021) In Memoriam, Never Forgotten

Four-Star General Colin Powell Photo Credit. Courtesy Wikipedia

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Colin Luther Powell was born in New York City's Harlem and raised in the South Bronx by his parents Maud Ariel 'nÊe McKoy' and Luther Theophilus Powell (Jamaican immigrants) of both African and Scottish parentage. Scholastically and collegiately Powell attended and graduated from Morris High School (1954) and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from the City College of New York.

He subsequently attained a Master's in Business Administration (MBA degree), from George Washington University in 1971.  Powell also was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Public Service in 1990. (Sources Wikipedia and Media Sources)

Accolades, Accolades, to a loving and caring family man, and four-star general.  General Powell's extraordinary earthly legacy and accomplishments, just to mention a few: an accomplished "C" student; a distinguished and decorated United States of America military serviceman (Army) of 35 years.

His military service spans: 1958-1993.  His involvement includes the Vietnam War 1955-1975, and the Invasion of Panama, "Operation Just Cause," 1989-1990.  It also includes the Gulf War,1991. He was an American diplomat, a level-headed politician, and later the 65th United States Secretary of State (2001-2005).

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Colin Powell With NATO Secretary General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer Courtesy Wikipedia

Powell was author of the following books:
  • My American Journey (1995)
  • A Soldier's Way (1996)
  • Stone Soup for the World (1998)
  • U. S. Defense Policy, co-author (2001) and...
  • It Worked for Me: In Life and Leadership (2012)
As an extraordinary citizen of this the world, Powell wrote the following lifeline quotes to living on this earth posted by A-Z- Quotes:
  1. It ain't as bad as you think. It will look better in the morning.
  2. Get mad, then get over it.
  3. Avoid having your ego so close to your position that when your position falls, your ego goes with it.
  4. It can be done!
  5. Be careful what you choose. You may get it.
  6. Don't let adverse facts stand in the way of a good decision.
  7. You can't make someone else's choices. You shouldn't let someone else make yours.
  8. Check small things.
  9. Share credit.
  10. Remain calm. Be kind.
In Memoriam, never forgotten, the steps of a good man are ordered by God (Psalm 37:23). Colin Luther Powell's earthly legacy and his amazing accomplishments will be with us forever.

During his living years, he reminded us in these spoken words: Colin Powell said, "Surround yourself with people who take their work seriously, but not themselves, those who work hard and play hard."  "May the works I've done speak for me. When I'm resting in my grave, there is nothing to be said; May the works that I've done, Speak for me." ---The Consolers.

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