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An Army trailblazer set her sights on a new target. The reaction highlights a deep rift.

Washington Post Article By Dan Lamothe

“Capt. Kristen Griest, who made history in 2015 as one of the first two women to graduate the Army’s famously difficult Ranger School, had avoided the media spotlight for years. But she decided to take a public stand when Army officials floated a plan to consider the test scores of men and women separately amid complaints about a gender gap. Women were disproportionately failing events requiring significant upper-body strength, causing an outcry among lawmakers.”

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Kristen Griest is from the USMA class of 2011

Maj Gen Michael Collins, Apollo 11 Astronaut, USMA class of 1952, dies at 90.

“Michael Collins, the NASA astronaut and retired Air Force general who piloted Apollo 11’s mission to the moon, died early Wednesday, according to a statement from his family. He was 90.”

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NJ Motor Vehicles chief heading to Pentagon

USMA1980 Brenda “Sue” Fulton

“Brenda “Sue” Fulton, a former Army officer who in 1980 was commissioned in the first U.S. Military Academy class to admit women, was nominated to serve in the top Pentagon post.”

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