Early life[ edit ] Manhart was born in Oakland, California. After her parents divorced, Manhart grew up living in Chico and Susanville, California. According to the Lackland AFB spokesman, such actions do not meet the high standards expected of airmen nor the Air Force's core values. Photos included Manhart in uniform yelling and holding weapons under the headline, 'Tough Love'. On the subsequent pages, Manhart appeared 'partially clothed, wearing her dog tags while working out, as well as completely nude. The Air Force then took administrative action against Manhart.
Air Force vet, former Playboy model tackled by police over U.S. flag dispute
Air Force grounds drill sergeant who posed in Playboy - Houston Chronicle
Share 11k shares 'I was just going over there to pick up the flag off the ground. You have the freedom to do what you are doing because of it. They did not answer reporters' questions about what their cause was. Air Force to bare force:
American vet and Playboy model Michelle Manhart arrested for taking American flag from protestors
Thanks for signing up. Who got disciplined demoted. For posing nude in February's Playboy.
Thanks for signing up. Manhart felt the need to take the flag from the demonstrators because she was outraged at how they were treating what she sees as an iconic symbol of freedom. She said that the picture was meant as a sign of respect for the flag.