Limbert, John
January 2005
Foreign Service Journal;Jan2005, Vol. 82 Issue 1, p5
The author reflects on the contribution and inspiration that U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell established during his term in foreign service. He features the good attitudes and attributes that Powell symbolized towards his fellow foreign service professionals. The author salutes the leadership and dedication of the Secretary in serving a true value to all American people.


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