Drone Pilots Eligible for New Military Medal

New Pentagon honor doesn't require being on battlefield

By Newser Editors and Wire Services

Posted Feb 13, 2013 4:18 PM CST

(Newser) – They fight the war from computer consoles and video screens. The troops that launch the drone strikes and direct the cyberattacks that can kill or disable an enemy may never set foot in the combat zone, but now their battlefield contributions can be recognized. Defense...   Read full story »

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