Publisher announces McSally book planned for May release

Publisher announces McSally book planned for May release
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Sen. Martha McSallyMartha Elizabeth McSallyThis week: House kicks off public phase of impeachment inquiry Progressive veterans group launches campaign labeling Trump as a 'national security threat' Advocates step up efforts for horse racing reform bill after more deaths MORE's (R-Ariz.) memoir will be released next May, according to its publisher.

The Associated Press reported Monday that the book, "Dare to Fly," will tell the story of McSally's history-making achievement of becoming the first female U.S. fighter pilot to fly in combat.

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In a statement to the AP, McSally said that she wanted her book to inspire men and women “at all stages of life.”

“Like many others, I experienced tragedies and barriers in my own life that could have derailed me,” she told the news service. “But I was able to find strength and courage by taking risks, challenging stereotypes, and daring to fly.”

The 53-year-old Air Force veteran, who was appointed to the Senate to replace the late Sen. John McCainJohn Sidney McCain2020 Democrats make play for veterans' votes The Memo: Democrats confront prospect of long primary Defending their honor as we hear their testimony MORE (R-Ariz.) after his death, faces a battle to stay in the seat for the remainder of McCain's term, which ends in 2022. Astronaut Mark Kelly has emerged as the front-runner in the Democratic primary race for the seat.

McSally previously ran for Senate in 2018, but lost to Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.).