Pentagon To Award Medals To Drone Pilots

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 49•07 Feb 18, 2013

The Pentagon announced the creation of a noncombat award for pilots of drone aircraft and cyber warfare specialists, drawing ire from veterans’ groups, as the new honor would rank higher than the Purple Heart and Bronze Star for distinguished battlefield service. What do you think?

  • “It’ll be neat to finally put some nice faces behind those faceless killing machines.”

    Candace Schaab –
    Police Radio Dispatcher

  • “Shouldn’t a job well done be its own reward?”

    Ira Cardozo –
    Fish Cutter

  • “For once I’d say the Department of Defense has made an error in judgment.”

    Victor Linardos –
    Career Counselor

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