Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Navy Action Won't Affect Playboy Pinup

Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Navy Action Won't Affect Playboy Pinup

Article excerpt

The Navy has taken action against an officer who posed nude for

Playboy magazine but will let her out of the Navy as scheduled

tomorrow, officials said yesterday.

In a written statement, the Navy said it took "what the chain

of command considers appropriate administrative action,

non-punitive in nature" against Lt. Frederica Spilman, a

navigator with a jet squadron at Jacksonville Naval Air Station.

Typically, such action amounts to a letter warning of

inappropriate behavior that does not become part of an officer's

permanent file.

"Because the action was non-punitive in nature it would be

inappropriate for me to discuss," said Pat Dooling, a Navy

spokesman.

Spilman appears in the June issue of the magazine wearing

loosely opened flight jackets, camouflage lingerie and dog tags.

The six-page pictorial, under the heading "Fly Girl," also

includes pictures of Spilman in her Navy uniform and flight

suit.

Dooling said the Navy is not concerned the light action taken

against Spilman will open the door for other Navy women to pose

for magazines like Playboy. …

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