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Gen. Colin Powell 1991
By STARS AND STRIPES Published: July 16, 2019
Lem Robson ©Stars and Stripes
Yokota Air Base, Japan, November, 1991: Gen. Colin Powell, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, arrives in Japan to begin a tour of the Far East. At right is his wife, Alma; behind them is Col. Richard Chilcoat, who served as Powell's executive assistant during the Gulf War. Powell was scheduled to spend two days conferring with Japanese officials before moving on to Okinawa and South Korea. How to deal with North Korea's suspected development of nuclear weapons was expected to be a main topic during the talks.
A 1991 story about Gen. Powell's trip to the Far East.