To try to meet the dramatic expansion of the workload, the number of personnel assigned here to process and analyze data
"This decision will clearly keep medals that can only be earned in combat in their high order of precedence, while providing
"Secretary Hagel’s decision to review the Distinguished Warfare Medal for drone operators shows exactly why we supported
Drone Medal Raising Concerns
A new medal that honors drone pilots and cyber warriors is facing bipartisan backlash because it will take precedence over traditional combat awards. Amanda Terkel joins Josh from DC to discuss.
The Pentagon did not return a request for comment, but spokesman George Little told the Associated Press in late February
News that the Pentagon is considering a special "Distinguished Warfare Medal" for drone pilots tells us much about the American war-making moment. Leaving aside issues of bravery or courage of drone operators, let's consider the name of the medal, with its stress on "distinguished warfare."