It's a big day for them, after all.
Finding his replacement could cost as much as $5 million.
Bad enough to resign over.
He doesn't want to be a "distraction."
Next career: Party planner, obviously.
Claimed fake computer science degree was "inadvertent error."
Medford mayor Chris Myers is blaming "work commitments."
Called Manning's handling "ridiculous and counter-productive and stupid on the part of the Department of Defense."
Second law-enforcement official to step down in past week.