Thursday, February 14, 2013
Testing a Medal: Fail?
Marine Times covers disgrace of Pentagon instituting a new medal for brave service (which will trump the Bronze Star for Valor and be just below the Distinguished Flying Cross) to....drone pilots. who never take to the air, needless to say. "The Distinguished Warfare Medal will be awarded to pilots of unmanned aircraft, offensive cyber war experts or others who are directly involved in combat operations but who are not physically in theater and facing the physical risks that warfare historically entails."
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