Officers with the Directorate of Emergency Services Police Department finish setting the U.S. flag at half-staff Oct. 18, 2021, at Fort McCoy in honor of Army Gen. Colin Powell, who recently died at the age of 84. Powell was the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff during Operation Desert Storm in 1991 and also served four years as the U.S. Secretary of State in the early 2000s. (U.S. Army Photo by Scott T. Sturkol, Public Affairs Office, Fort McCoy, Wis.)
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Officers with the Directorate of Emergency Services Police Department finish setting the U.S. flag at half-staff Oct. 18, 2021, at Fort McCoy in honor of Army Gen. Colin Powell, who recently died at the age of 84. Powell was the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff during Operation Desert Storm in 1991 and also served four years as the U.S. Secretary of State in the early 2000s. (U.S. Army Photo by Scott T. Sturkol, Public Affairs Office, Fort McCoy, Wis.)
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The U.S. flag is shown at half-staff Oct. 21, 2021, at Fort McCoy, Wis., in honor of Army Gen. Colin Powell, who recently died at the age of 84. Powell was the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff during Operation Desert Storm in 1991 and also served four years as the U.S. Secretary of State in the early 2000s. (U.S. Army Photo by Scott T. Sturkol, Public Affairs Office, Fort McCoy, Wis.)
3 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – The U.S. flag is shown at half-staff Oct. 21, 2021, at Fort McCoy, Wis., in honor of Army Gen. Colin Powell, who recently died at the age of 84. Powell was the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff during Operation Desert Storm in 1991 and also served four years as the U.S. Secretary of State in the early 2000s. (U.S. Army Photo by Scott T. Sturkol, Public Affairs Office, Fort McCoy, Wis.) (Photo Credit: Scott Sturkol) VIEW ORIGINAL
The U.S. flag is shown at half-staff Oct. 21, 2021, at Fort McCoy, Wis., in honor of Army Gen. Colin Powell, who recently died at the age of 84. Powell was the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff during Operation Desert Storm in 1991 and also served four years as the U.S. Secretary of State in the early 2000s. (U.S. Army Photo by Scott T. Sturkol, Public Affairs Office, Fort McCoy, Wis.)
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The U.S. flag is shown at half-staff Oct. 20, 2021, at Fort McCoy, Wis., in honor of Army Gen. Colin Powell, who recently died at the age of 84. Powell was the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff during Operation Desert Storm in 1991 and also served four years as the U.S. Secretary of State in the early 2000s. (U.S. Army Photo by Christopher Hanson, Public Affairs Office, Fort McCoy, Wis.)
5 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – The U.S. flag is shown at half-staff Oct. 20, 2021, at Fort McCoy, Wis., in honor of Army Gen. Colin Powell, who recently died at the age of 84. Powell was the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff during Operation Desert Storm in 1991 and also served four years as the U.S. Secretary of State in the early 2000s. (U.S. Army Photo by Christopher Hanson, Public Affairs Office, Fort McCoy, Wis.) (Photo Credit: Christopher Hanson) VIEW ORIGINAL
The U.S. flag is shown at half-staff Oct. 20, 2021, at Fort McCoy, Wis., in honor of Army Gen. Colin Powell, who recently died at the age of 84. Powell was the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff during Operation Desert Storm in 1991 and also served four years as the U.S. Secretary of State in the early 2000s. (U.S. Army Photo by Christopher Hanson, Public Affairs Office, Fort McCoy, Wis.)
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The U.S. flag is shown at half-staff Oct. 20, 2021, at Fort McCoy, Wis., in honor of Army Gen. Colin Powell, who recently died at the age of 84. Powell was the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff during Operation Desert Storm in 1991 and also served four years as the U.S. Secretary of State in the early 2000s. (U.S. Army Photo by Christopher Hanson, Public Affairs Office, Fort McCoy, Wis.)
7 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – The U.S. flag is shown at half-staff Oct. 20, 2021, at Fort McCoy, Wis., in honor of Army Gen. Colin Powell, who recently died at the age of 84. Powell was the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff during Operation Desert Storm in 1991 and also served four years as the U.S. Secretary of State in the early 2000s. (U.S. Army Photo by Christopher Hanson, Public Affairs Office, Fort McCoy, Wis.) (Photo Credit: Christopher Hanson) VIEW ORIGINAL
Officers with the Directorate of Emergency Services Police Department finish setting the U.S. flag at half-staff Oct. 18, 2021, at Fort McCoy, Wis., in honor of Army Gen. Colin Powell, who recently died at the age of 84. Powell was the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff during Operation Desert Storm in 1991 and also served four years as the U.S. Secretary of State in the early 2000s. (U.S. Army Photo by Scott T. Sturkol, Public Affairs Office, Fort McCoy, Wis.)
8 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Officers with the Directorate of Emergency Services Police Department finish setting the U.S. flag at half-staff Oct. 18, 2021, at Fort McCoy, Wis., in honor of Army Gen. Colin Powell, who recently died at the age of 84. Powell was the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff during Operation Desert Storm in 1991 and also served four years as the U.S. Secretary of State in the early 2000s. (U.S. Army Photo by Scott T. Sturkol, Public Affairs Office, Fort McCoy, Wis.) (Photo Credit: Scott Sturkol) VIEW ORIGINAL
Officers with the Directorate of Emergency Services Police Department finish setting the U.S. flag at half-staff Oct. 18, 2021, at Fort McCoy, Wis., in honor of Army Gen. Colin Powell, who recently died at the age of 84. Powell was the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff during Operation Desert Storm in 1991 and also served four years as the U.S. Secretary of State in the early 2000s. (U.S. Army Photo by Scott T. Sturkol, Public Affairs Office, Fort McCoy, Wis.)
9 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Officers with the Directorate of Emergency Services Police Department finish setting the U.S. flag at half-staff Oct. 18, 2021, at Fort McCoy, Wis., in honor of Army Gen. Colin Powell, who recently died at the age of 84. Powell was the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff during Operation Desert Storm in 1991 and also served four years as the U.S. Secretary of State in the early 2000s. (U.S. Army Photo by Scott T. Sturkol, Public Affairs Office, Fort McCoy, Wis.) (Photo Credit: Scott Sturkol) VIEW ORIGINAL

The U.S. flag is shown at half-staff at Fort McCoy, Wis., in honor of Army Gen. Colin Powell, who recently died at the age of 84.

Powell was the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff during Operation Desert Storm in 1991 and also served four years as the U.S. Secretary of State in the early 2000s.

Fort McCoy's motto is to be the “Total Force Training Center.”

Also, located in the heart of the upper Midwest, Fort McCoy is the only U.S. Army installation in Wisconsin. The installation has provided support and facilities for the field and classroom training of more than 100,000 military personnel from all services nearly every year since 1984.

Learn more about Fort McCoy online at https://home.army.mil/mccoy, on Facebook by searching “ftmccoy,” and on Twitter by searching “usagmccoy.” Also try downloading the Digital Garrison app to your smartphone and set “Fort McCoy” or another installation as your preferred base.

(Christopher Hanson of the Fort McCoy Public Affairs Office also has photos in this collection.)