Air Force Lieut. Kelly Flinn could be the poster child for "Smart Women, Foolish Choices." The first woman to fly a B-52 bomber, she was named "the most distinguished" student at flight-training school. At Minot (N.D.) Air Force Base, Flinn was chosen to take the Secretary of the Air Force for a spin.

But all that is over now. Flinn, 26, is applying for an honorable discharge to avoid facing a court-martial on charges including adultery and disobeying an order. Her decline began when she fell in love with Marc Zigo, a civilian who coached kids' soccer at the base. Believing...

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