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DNI Haines Statement on the Passing of Former Secretary of State Colin Powell

DNI Haines Statement on the Passing of Former Secretary of State Colin Powell

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines today issued the following statement on the passing of Former Secretary of State Colin Powell:

 

“We have lost an extratordinary public servant and American statesman with the passing of Former Secretary of State Colin Powell. A kind, thoughtful, and passionate human being who worked tirelessly to make our world a better place. Secretary Powell served in a variety of critical national security positions, was a decorated veteran, and a champion of national, public, and military service. On behalf of the Intelligence Community, we thank Secretary Powell for his devotion to America and we hope his legacy brings his family comfort in this difficult time.”

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

ODNI News Release No. 34-21

October 19, 2021

DNI Haines Statement on the Passing of Former Secretary of State Colin Powell

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines today issued the following statement on the passing of Former Secretary of State Colin Powell:

 

“We have lost an extratordinary public servant and American statesman with the passing of Former Secretary of State Colin Powell. A kind, thoughtful, and passionate human being who worked tirelessly to make our world a better place. Secretary Powell served in a variety of critical national security positions, was a decorated veteran, and a champion of national, public, and military service. On behalf of the Intelligence Community, we thank Secretary Powell for his devotion to America and we hope his legacy brings his family comfort in this difficult time.”

 

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