What was the name of the four-star general who was the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the highest military position in the Department of Defense, during the first Gulf War (1991)?

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What was the name of the four-star general who was the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the highest military position in the Department of Defense, during the first Gulf War (1991)? Colin Powell

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The 65th United States Secretary of State, Colin Luther Powell (born 1937) was appointed by President George W. Bush in 2000. He gained international fame when he, as four-star general and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, led the American troops through Operation Desert Storm during the 1991 Gulf War. He stepped down as Secretary of State in 2005 and was replaced by Condoleezza Rice.



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