This story was updated April 20, , to reflect the fact that she completed her contract and was discharged as a staff sergeant. Is it her? She's cruising slow, windows down, through a flat stretch of Lackland Air Force Base. Steering the black pickup with her left hand, the other tapping cell phone digits with a glossy fingernail. He's roadside. Draped in service-issue physical training gear, walking exhausted.
Michelle Manhart talks after losing Air Force career
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Michelle D. In January she was relieved of duty and placed under investigation for posing nude in Playboy magazine. Manhart, a California native, joined the Air Force in , and is married with two children. She was photographed for Playboy 's February issue in uniform, partially clothed and completely nude. According to the Lackland AFB spokesman, such actions do not meet the high standards of expected of airmen nor the Air Force's core values. She was a part-time columnist for Canadian news site Orato. Reference to Manhart's case appears in an academic article authored by Major Kelly L.
Michelle Manhart may be stripped of her military career. Manhart, a married mother of two who has served in the Air Force for nearly 13 years, is under investigation for posing nude in the upcoming issue of Playboy magazine. Asked by ABC's Bill Weir whether she anticipated the military investigation, she said "no, not at all. In a statement, the Air Force said that Manhart's posing nude goes against the organization's standards. Manhart said that her pictorial, and the possibility of her subordinates seeing it, does not undermine her authority or conflict with the Air Force's core values.
Drop her trousers is what Manhart did for Playboy magazine, and now it's landed her in trouble with the military. In a six-page spread in February's issue, hitting newsstands this week, Manhart is photographed in uniform yelling and holding weapons under the headline "Tough Love. Manhart, 30, who is married with two children, has been relieved of her duties pending an investigation, according to Lackland AFB spokesman Oscar Balladares. It is not representative of the many thousands of outstanding airmen who serve in the U. Air Force today," Balladares said, reading a statement.