Same stock photo of attractive female officer used for another article about military women
THE INTERNET — The same stock photo of a female officer was used for another article about women in the military, internet sources report. The sources also allege that the woman in the photo “is kind of hot.”
The photo, a female lieutenant (junior grade) unfortunate enough to be photographed making a crisp salute, has been in almost constant use since it was taken in 2008. Plastering her photo on articles about sexual assault, the difficulties of gender integration, and how the Navy sucks has reportedly done the officer wonders throughout her career.
“Some articles with this picture have gone viral,” the latest writer to use the picture said. “We hope to piggyback on their success instead of writing something insightful that people will want to read.”
Comments on the article ranged from “would” to “totally would.”
One commenter said he “[has] a friend who knows a guy who knows a guy who knows her, and they dated.”
The article was shared more than 200 times on Facebook, all with someone tag…
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