PHOTOS: Retired General ‘Stormin’ Norman Schwarzkopf Dead at 78

Picture dated Dec 23, 1990, of US Army General Norman Schwarzkopf speaking with Commander of the U.S Forces in Saudi Arabia, General Colin Powell. (Credit: BOB SULLIVAN/AFP/Getty Images)
Picture dated 23 Dec 90 of US Army General Norman Picture dated Dec 23, 1990, of US Army General Norman Schwarzkopf speaking with Commander of the U.S Forces in Saudi Arabia, General Colin Powell. (Credit: BOB SULLIVAN/AFP/Getty Images)
US Secretary of State Colin Powell talks with retired US Army General Norman Schwarzkopf on December 06, 2002, during a reception prior to the American Patriot Award Dinner in Washington, DC. The dinner is honoring former US President George Herbert Walker Bush. (Credit: SHAWN THEW/AFP/Getty Images)
US Secretary of State Colin Powell (L) talks with US Secretary of State Colin Powell talks with retired US Army General Norman Schwarzkopf on December 06, 2002, during a reception prior to the American Patriot Award Dinner in Washington, DC. The dinner is honoring former US President George Herbert Walker Bush. (Credit: SHAWN THEW/AFP/Getty Images)
General Norm Schwarzkopf, central command forces commander for the "Desert Shield" operations, sits besides US National Security Advisor Brent Scowcroft and the White House Chief of Staff John Sununu on August 15, 1990, at the Pentagon as they listen to US President George Bush. (Credit: KEVIN LARKIN/AFP/Getty Images)
General Norm Schwarzkopf (R), central command forc General Norm Schwarzkopf, central command forces commander for the "Desert Shield" operations, sits besides US National Security Advisor Brent Scowcroft and the White House Chief of Staff John Sununu on August 15, 1990, at the Pentagon as they listen to US President George Bush. (Credit: KEVIN LARKIN/AFP/Getty Images)
US General Norman Schwarzkopf, the great figure of the 1991 Gulf War, gives the thumbs up in April 1994 during the last day of joint Kuwaiti-American-British maneuvers "Native fury". Credit:  RAED QUTANIA/AFP/Getty Images)
US General Norman Schwarzkopf, the great figure of US General Norman Schwarzkopf, the great figure of the 1991 Gulf War, gives the thumbs up in April 1994 during the last day of joint Kuwaiti-American-British maneuvers "Native fury". Credit: RAED QUTANIA/AFP/Getty Images)
Norman Schwarzkopf waves to the crowd, April 1991, in Riyadh after being awarded by Saudi King Abdel Aziz the Order of Merit. (Credit: PASCAL GUYOT/AFP/Getty Images)
Gulf War commander, US four star general Norman Schwarzkopf waves to the crowd, April 1991, in Riyadh after being awarded by Saudi King Abdel Aziz the Order of Merit. (Credit: PASCAL GUYOT/AFP/Getty Images)
Retired U.S. Army General H. Norman Schwarzkopf testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee on May 11, 1993, as Major Kathleen Bergeron of the U.S. Marine Corps looks on. Both Schwarzkopf and Bergeron defended the ban on gays in the military. (Credit: JOHN HARRINGTON/AFP/Getty Images)
Retired U.S. Army General H. Norman Schwarzkopf (R Retired U.S. Army General H. Norman Schwarzkopf testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee on May 11, 1993, as Major Kathleen Bergeron of the U.S. Marine Corps looks on. Both Schwarzkopf and Bergeron defended the ban on gays in the military. (Credit: JOHN HARRINGTON/AFP/Getty Images)
US Commander General Norman Schwarzkopf salutes Iraqi Lt. General Sultan Hasheem Ahmad at the end of their talks, March 03, 1991, at a captured Iraqi desert air-base to set cease-fire terms in the Persian Gulf war. (Credit: MIKE NELSON/AFP/Getty Images)
US Commander General Norman Schwarzkopf (L) salute US Commander General Norman Schwarzkopf salutes Iraqi Lt. General Sultan Hasheem Ahmad at the end of their talks, March 03, 1991, at a captured Iraqi desert air-base to set cease-fire terms in the Persian Gulf war. (Credit: MIKE NELSON/AFP/Getty Images)
Gulf War commander, US four star general Norman Schwarzkopf, who commanded the international coalition which ousted Iraqi forces from Kuwait during Operation Desert Storm, leaves, February 10, 1991, in Riyadh the Hotel Hayatt under the watchful eyes of his bodyguards. (Credit: MICHEL GANGNE/AFP/Getty Images)
Gulf War commander, US four star general Norman Sc Gulf War commander, US four star general Norman Schwarzkopf, who commanded the international coalition which ousted Iraqi forces from Kuwait during Operation Desert Storm, leaves, February 10, 1991, in Riyadh the Hotel Hayatt under the watchful eyes of his bodyguards. (Credit: MICHEL GANGNE/AFP/Getty Images)
General Norman Schwarzkopf, commander of Operation Desert Storm, is given a standing ovation on May 08, 1991, in Washington,DC in the House of Representative chamber, where he was honored by members of Congress. Schwarzkopf thanked the Congress and the American people for their support during the war. (Credit: KEVIN LARKIN/AFP/Getty Images)
General Norman Schwarzkopf, commander of Operation General Norman Schwarzkopf, commander of Operation Desert Storm, is given a standing ovation on May 08, 1991, in Washington,DC in the House of Representative chamber, where he was honored by members of Congress. Schwarzkopf thanked the Congress and the American people for their support during the war. (Credit: KEVIN LARKIN/AFP/Getty Images)
Retired US Army general Norman Schwarzkopf listens to testimony during Senate Armed Services Committee hearings on Capitol Hill in Washington. The committee is investigating the causes of Gulf War Syndrome. (Credit: JIM COLBURN/AFP/Getty Images)
Retired US Army general Norman Schwarzkopf listens Retired US Army general Norman Schwarzkopf listens to testimony during Senate Armed Services Committee hearings on Capitol Hill in Washington. The committee is investigating the causes of Gulf War Syndrome. (Credit: JIM COLBURN/AFP/Getty Images)
Gulf War commander, US four star general Norman Schwarzkopf, commanded the international coalition which ousted Iraqi forces from Kuwait during Operation Desert Storm. (Credit: J. DAVID AKE/AFP/Getty Images)
Gulf War commander, US four star general Norman Sc Gulf War commander, US four star general Norman Schwarzkopf, commanded the international coalition which ousted Iraqi forces from Kuwait during Operation Desert Storm. (Credit: J. DAVID AKE/AFP/Getty Images)
Former U.S. President George Bush speaks during a forum to discuss the 10th anniversary of the Gulf War, February 23, 2001 at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas as Norman Schwarzkopf, the former commander of the U.S. Forces in the Persian Gulf listens. On January 17, 1991, the U.S. and its allies launched Operation Desert Storm, expelling Iraqi forces from Kuwait. (Credit: Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)
Leaders Attend Gulf War 10th Anniversary Forum Former U.S. President George Bush speaks during a forum to discuss the 10th anniversary of the Gulf War, February 23, 2001 at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas as Norman Schwarzkopf, the former commander of the U.S. Forces in the Persian Gulf listens. On January 17, 1991, the U.S. and its allies launched Operation Desert Storm, expelling Iraqi forces from Kuwait. (Credit: Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)
Former U.S. Commander in the Persian Gulf General Norman Schwarzkopf (Ret.) speaks on NBC's 'Meet the Press' February 9, 2003 during a taping at the NBC studios in Washington, DC. Schwarzkopf talked about the situation in Iraq. (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Meet the Press Former U.S. Commander in the Persian Gulf General Norman Schwarzkopf (Ret.) speaks on NBC's 'Meet the Press' February 9, 2003 during a taping at the NBC studios in Washington, DC. Schwarzkopf talked about the situation in Iraq. (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)
US President George W. Bush stands with retired General Norman Schwarzkopf during a campaign rally at Legend Field on October 21, 2004 in Tampa, Florida. Bush and Democratic challenger John Kerry scrambled for votes in the key states of Florida and Ohio, keeping a bruising pace on the campaign trail in a race still too close to call with less than 48 hours until election day. (Credit: STEPHEN JAFFE/AFP/Getty Images)
US President George W. Bush (L) stands w US President George W. Bush stands with retired General Norman Schwarzkopf during a campaign rally at Legend Field on October 21, 2004 in Tampa, Florida. Bush and Democratic challenger John Kerry scrambled for votes in the key states of Florida and Ohio, keeping a bruising pace on the campaign trail in a race still too close to call with less than 48 hours until election day. (Credit: STEPHEN JAFFE/AFP/Getty Images)
Republican vice presidential candidate Dick Cheney stands next to General Norman Schwarzkopf during a Republican rally November 1, 2000 at Thomas White Stadium in Port St. Lucie, Florida. (Credit: Robert King/Newsmakers)
Dick Cheney Attends Rally in Florida Republican vice presidential candidate Dick Cheney stands next to General Norman Schwarzkopf during a Republican rally November 1, 2000 at Thomas White Stadium in Port St. Lucie, Florida. (Credit: Robert King/Newsmakers)
Retired Army General H. Norman Schwarzkopf was honored by the Congressional Medal of Honor Society with the Patriots Award during the Society's annual National Patriots Dinner on September 12, 2002 in Shreveport, Louisiana. (Credit: Mario Villafuerte/Gettyimages)
Schwarzkopf Honored Retired Army General H. Norman Schwarzkopf was honored by the Congressional Medal of Honor Society with the Patriots Award during the Society's annual National Patriots Dinner on September 12, 2002 in Shreveport, Louisiana. (Credit: Mario Villafuerte/Gettyimages)
General Norman Schwartzkopf, class of '56 alumnus attends commencement ceremonies in May 2006 at the US Military Academy at West Point, New York. (Credit: TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)
General Norman Schwartzkopf, class of '5 General Norman Schwartzkopf, class of '56 alumnus attends commencement ceremonies in May 2006 at the US Military Academy at West Point, New York. (Credit: TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)
Schwarzkopf stands during the national anthem at the 21st Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner. (Credit: Matt Szwajkos/Getty Images for Alan Taylor)
21st Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner Schwarzkopf stands during the national anthem at the 21st Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner. (Credit: Matt Szwajkos/Getty Images for Alan Taylor)
General H. Norman Schwarzkopf speaks at the 21st Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner to benefit The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis. (Credit: Matt Szwajkos/Getty Images for Alan Taylor)
21st Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner General H. Norman Schwarzkopf speaks at the 21st Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner to benefit The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis. (Credit: Matt Szwajkos/Getty Images for Alan Taylor)
Norman Schwarzkopf attends the 21st Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner to benefit The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis at the Waldorf Astoria September 19, 2006. (Credit: Matt Szwajkos/Getty Images for Alan Taylor)
21st Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner Norman Schwarzkopf attends the 21st Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner to benefit The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis at the Waldorf Astoria September 19, 2006. (Credit: Matt Szwajkos/Getty Images for Alan Taylor)
Norman Schwarzkopf attends the 21st Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner to benefit The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis at the Waldorf Astoria September 19, 2006 in New York City. The event honors sports legends for their great athletic achievements and has raised more than 32 million dollars for spinal cord injury research at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis. (Credit: Matt Szwajkos/Getty Images for Alan Taylor)
21st Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner Norman Schwarzkopf attends the 21st Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner to benefit The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis at the Waldorf Astoria September 19, 2006 in New York City. The event honors sports legends for their great athletic achievements and has raised more than 32 million dollars for spinal cord injury research at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis. (Credit: Matt Szwajkos/Getty Images for Alan Taylor)
General H. Norman Schwarzkopf speaks at the 21st Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner. (Credit: Matt Szwajkos/Getty Images for Alan Taylor)
21st Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner General H. Norman Schwarzkopf speaks at the 21st Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner. (Credit: Matt Szwajkos/Getty Images for Alan Taylor)
Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright (C), Secretary of State Colin Powell (R) and former Commander in the Persian Gulf General Norman Schwarzkopf (Ret.) (L) pose for photographer during a segmental break of the taping of NBC's 'Meet the Press' February 9, 2003 at the NBC studios in Washington, DC.  Powell said on the show Saddam Hussein "has only got a short period of time left to demonstrate compliance, or force will have to be used to bring him into compliance." (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Meet the Press Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright (C), Secretary of State Colin Powell (R) and former Commander in the Persian Gulf General Norman Schwarzkopf (Ret.) (L) pose for photographer during a segmental break of the taping of NBC's 'Meet the Press' February 9, 2003 at the NBC studios in Washington, DC. Powell said on the show Saddam Hussein "has only got a short period of time left to demonstrate compliance, or force will have to be used to bring him into compliance." (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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