BLUFFDALE, Utah (Oct. 17, 2014) – The Utah National Guard launched an investigation into a swimsuit calendar that may have been shot using National Guard facilities, equipment and personnel, reports FOX 13.
The video shows models riding in tanks and firing guns to promote the “Hot Shots 2015” calendar. People who appear to be part of the Utah National Guard are also featured.
The video is below (not suitable for all audiences)
The Utah National Guard released the following statement:
An investigation was initiated by the Utah National Guard on Oct. 14 to determine potential unauthorized use of military equipment, facilities, and personnel in the Hot Shots 2015 calendar production.
Productions of this kind are not in keeping with the values of the Utah National Guard nor its members.
Use of military equipment, facilities, and personnel in civilian for-profit endeavors such as this requires approval of National Guard Bureau Public Affairs through the respective state National Guard Headquarters. There was no official approval for this project. The investigation will determine if Utah National Guard equipment, facilities, and personnel were used in the Hot Shots 2015 calendar production and required actions if this is the case.