Colin Powell Honored at Memorial Service in Washington National Cathedral

Colin Powell, the four-star Army general and former secretary of state, was honored at the Washington National Cathedral on Friday, November 5, following his death from coronavirus complications at the age of 84.

Livestream footage filmed by the Washington National Cathedral shows family members and national dignitaries in attendance at the memorial service where Powell’s body was laid to rest.

Presidents Joe Biden, Barack Obama, and George W Bush along with their wives, Jill Biden, Michelle Obama, and Laura Bush were present.

Powell was a key figure in the decision-making leading up to the 2003 invasion of Iraq when he served as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff under president George W Bush. Credit: Washington National Cathedral via Storyful

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