Chelsea Manning stuns in photos for Vogue

Just months after her release from prison, former U.S. Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning has posed for Vogue.

Manning tweeted a photo of herself on Thursday sporting a red one piece bathing suit on a beach. "Guess this is what freedom looks like," she wrote, adding a link to the full Vogue profile piece.

She was photographed by famed photographer Annie Leibovitz and will appear in the magazine's September issue.

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Media wait at the front gate of U.S. Army base Fort Leavenworth for the expected departure of Chelsea Manning in Leavenworth, Kansas, U.S., May 17, 2017. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
Media crews wait outside US Army facility Fort Leavenworth in Leavenworth, Kansas, before dawn on May 17, 2017. After seven years behind bars, US Army Private Chelsea Manning will walk out of the security gates of the Fort Leavenworth military prison, finally able to complete her transition as a free, openly transgender woman. / AFP PHOTO / NICHOLAS KAMM (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
Media crews wait outside US Army facility Fort Leavenworth in Leavenworth, Kansas, before dawn on May 17, 2017. After seven years behind bars, US Army Private Chelsea Manning will walk out of the security gates of the Fort Leavenworth military prison, finally able to complete her transition as a free, openly transgender woman. / AFP PHOTO / NICHOLAS KAMM (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
Media crews wait outside US Army facility Fort Leavenworth in Leavenworth, Kansas, before dawn on May 17, 2017. After seven years behind bars, US Army Private Chelsea Manning will walk out of the security gates of the Fort Leavenworth military prison, finally able to complete her transition as a free, openly transgender woman. / AFP PHOTO / NICHOLAS KAMM (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
Cars exit and enter US Army facility Fort Leavenworth in Leavenworth, Kansas, on May 17, 2017. After seven years behind bars, US Army Private Chelsea Manning will walk out of the security gates of the Fort Leavenworth military prison, finally able to complete her transition as a free, openly transgender woman. / AFP PHOTO / NICHOLAS KAMM (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
Members of the media report on the release of Chelsea Manning outside of Fort Leavenworth, in Leavenworth Kansas, U.S. May 17, 2017. REUTERS/Nick Oxford
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Manning was convicted of leaking classified U.S. documents via WikiLeaks in 2013 and sentenced to 35 years in prison. Former President Barack Obama commuted her sentence just days before he left office.

The former intelligence officer came out as transgender shortly after her trial. She was the first military prisoner to begin hormone therapy. Manning was released from prison on May 17.

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