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Good riddance to a medal
Washington Times, by Editorial

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Posted By:PChristopher, 3/14/2013 8:49:20 AM

This administration certainly loves drones, but even that ardent passion has limits. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Tuesday put a stop to production of a medal that was to be awarded to drone operators, and not a moment too soon. It wasn’t just the idea of the Distinguished Warfare Medal that offended good sense. The real outrage was ignited by the goofy idea to give it precedence over medals awarded for bravery and valor.

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I hadn´t heard about this thing but I´m glad it was squashed.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: melman, 3/14/2013 9:04:33 AM     (No. 9224324)

Whats troublesome is the fact that somewhere some moron thought it a good idea to award a medal to someone sitting behind a computer console.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: melman, 3/14/2013 9:06:44 AM     (No. 9224333)

just wanted to add, keep it up Chuck your one for one so far don´t blow it just do what is right.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: shamus, 3/14/2013 9:26:04 AM     (No. 9224376)

The Oscar for best performance with a drone goes to ...

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Reply 4 - Posted by: wyowumin, 3/14/2013 9:43:12 AM     (No. 9224413)

Now if something could be done about that idiotic Chaplain who was given a bronze star for drivel he wrote--a power point presentation--telling our Military how to respect the koran. This bogus administration is obviously doing everything it can to debase and demean true heroism.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 3/14/2013 9:58:36 AM     (No. 9224450)

What else can you expect when you have a sneaky coward as CIC right now #4?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: steelbreeze, 3/14/2013 10:21:49 AM     (No. 9224496)

All services have medals for doing a good job such as the Achievement medals given for superior performance.These can also be earned for combat and then a "V" is added to them.

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