Last updated on: 6/11/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Colin L. Powell, MBA Biography

Title:
Former US Secretary of State
Position:
None Found to the question "Is the ACLU Good for America?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of May 2006

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
    Experts
Individuals with PhDs and JDs or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to the ACLU. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to the ACLU.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Strategic Limited Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB)
  • 65th United States Secretary of State, 2001-2005
  • Chairman, America’s Promise – The Alliance for Youth, 1993-2000
  • 12th Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, Department of Defense, 1989–1993
  • National Security Advisor, Executive Office of the President, 1987–1989
  • Professional soldier for 35 years, rose to the rank of 4-star General
  • Served two tours of duty, Vietnam
  • Served as battalion commander, Korea He later commanded the
  • Commander, 2nd Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault),V Corps, United States Army in Europe
  • Commander in Chief of Forces Command, headquartered at Fort McPherson, Georgia
  • Former member of the Board of Trustees, Howard University
  • Former member of the Board of Directors, United Negro College Fund
  • Former member of the Board of Governors, Boys and Girls Clubs of America
  • Former member of the Advisory Board, Children’s Health Fund
  • Defense Distinguished Service Medal, Bronze Star Medal, and the Purple Heart
  • Two Presidential Medals of Freedom
  • President’s Citizens Medal
  • Congressional Gold Medal, the
  • Secretary of State Distinguished Service Medal
  • Secretary of Energy Distinguished Service Medal
Education:
  • MBA, George Washington University, 1971
  • BA, geology, City College of New York
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Would Amending the US Constitution to Prohibit the Desecration of the US Flag Limit Free Speech?