Monday, November 7, 2011

Colin Powell

Celebrate the Veterans this week. 

General Colin Powell was created by Hasbro in 1998.  He was the fourth in the Historical Commanders Edition.  General Powell served two tours in Vietnam.  He served as a Battalion Commander in Korea.  Later in his career Powell commanded the 2nd Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, in addition to commanding the U.S. Army V Corps in Germany.  Before being named Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Powell served as Commander in Chief, Forces Command headquartered at Fort McPherson, Georgia.*

He served as Chairman of the Joint Chief of Staff, Department of Defense under both Presidents Bush and Clinton.  He was the youngest officer, the first American of African descent, and the first ROTC graduate ever to hold the post. *

*information from action figure box


  1. Oh wow!!!! I've never seen him before! His uniform is really detailed!

  2. Thanks for sharing him. This is my first time seeing him.

  3. Hasbro did an excellent job with him.

  4. Very impressive figure - both Hasbro's rendering and the actual man. Timely post topic, too. Thanks from me, too, for sharing this one.