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Colin Powell Honored at Memorial Service in Washington National Cathedral

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  • Colin Powell
    Colin Powell
    American politician and military officer
  • George W. Bush
    George W. Bush
    43rd president of the United States
  • Jill Biden
    Jill Biden
    First Lady of the United States
  • Laura Bush
    Laura Bush
    Former First Lady of the United States
  • Barack Obama
    Barack Obama
    44th president of the United States
  • Michelle Obama
    Michelle Obama
    Former First Lady of the United States
  • Joe Biden
    Joe Biden
    46th and current president of the United States

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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