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The below information is designed to accomplish two objectives:
1. Formally announce that plans for a 2021 West Point Women one-week gathering in Ireland are underway.
2. Conduct a survey of West Point Women grads’ interest in a 2021 Ireland tour.  The survey is non-binding.  No commitment needs to be made until January 2021.

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In the Integration Facility at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Expedition 58 crew member Anne McClain suits up in a Russian Sokol launch and entry suit Nov. 20 during a vehicle fit check. McClain, Oleg Kononenko of Roscosmos and David Saint-Jacques of the Canadian Space Agency will launch Dec. 3 on the Soyuz MS-11 spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome for a six-and-a-half month mission on the International Space Station.

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Dear West Point Women Grads, Families, and Friends of Grads,

Welcome to the 2019 West Point Women Ireland Tour!  Please read thoroughly to the very bottom of the page.

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Melissa Bell, a stay-at-home mother of three, enjoys spending her days hanging out with her young children and shuttling them to and from sports’ activities, dentist appointments, and playdates. It’s a far cry from the days she spent piloting Black Hawk helicopters in Iraq and beyond as a soldier in the United States Army.

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Army Maj. Gen. Robin Fontes on Saturday assumed the highest position of any female servicemember in Afghanistan since the war began, taking over command of Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan.

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