Rumsfeld, who served under the administrations of Gerald Ford and George W. Bush, died at the age of 88.
Republican politician, former Minister of Defense Donald Rumsfeld has died at the age of 88 years. He served as Minister of Defense from 1975 to 1977 Gerarld Ford administration and, from 2001 to 2006, the President Geroge W. Bushin administration.
Rumsfeld was instrumental in the decision-making process that led the United States to launch military operations in Afghanistan and Iraq in response to the 2001 World Trade Center terrorist attacks.
Rumsfeld’s family recounted his death, hoping history would remember Rumsfeld for his more than six decades of work for society.