Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, who now asks to be referred to as Chelsea, dressed as a woman in this 2010 photograph. U.S. Army handout/Reuters/Landov hide caption itoggle caption U.S. Army handout/Reuters/Landov The Two-Way Chelsea Manning: Testing The Military On Transgender Issues August 22, 2013 Pfc. Bradley Manning, who was sentenced to 35 years, has announced that "I am a female." He is expected to serve his time at Ft. Leavenworth in Kansas — a military prison with just 515 beds and not a single female prisoner.