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Colin L. Powell, MBA Biography

Former US Secretary of State
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No position found as of May 2006

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
  • MBA, George Washington University, 1971
  • BA, geology, City College of New York
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