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-- some outrage over a new military medal for cyber and drone combatants.
-- many veterans say they're furious that someone operating from a -- remote location.
Could get an honor higher than some of those who actually face our enemies on the battlefield.
Trace Gallagher has the details -- And -- -- some -- -- who oppose the distinguished warfare -- altogether fact there's a petition on we the people website of the White House website asking the Obama administration to get rid of it all together but really the most opposition concerns where the metal ranks even the Defense Secretary Leon Panetta seemed to indicate when he announced this thing that it should fall below combat medals listen to him.
Our military reserves.
Its highest decorations.
Obviously for those.
Who display gallantry and valor and actions were their lives are on the line.
And we will continue to do so.
Well we should also have the ability to honor the extraordinary actions that make a true difference in combat operations.
That's not the case because it is below the flying cross which is award for heroism during an aerial mission but it's above the bronze star award for heroism in combat you know the troops on the front lines so.
In essence a pilot.
For a drone pilot could go to work -- Las Vegas he could drop bombs in Iraq or Afghanistan all day long and then go home to his family and still be eligible for this a war.
The Military Order of the Purple Heart calls it quoting here.
Who risked his or her life and -- the daily rigors of combat in a hostile environment.
Says quoting here metals that can only be earned in direct combat must mean more.
Then medals awarded in the rear there is also petition on we the people website.
-- saying that they should be lowered and ranks so far Megan has like five to 6000 signatures by march 16 the needs to have a 100000 signatures for the White House to fully review this entire.
Life Trace thank you about what.
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