Hagel eliminates 'Distinguished Warfare Medal'
Photo Credit: Lawrence Torres III, U.S. Army 5th Signal Command
While service members who operate and support remotely piloted aircraft or operate in cyberspace are a critical part of the military's mission, Department of Defense officials have decided to eliminate the "Distinguished Warfare Medal" that was meant to honor them. Instead, service officials have recommended creation of a new "distinguishing device" that can be affixed to existing medals to recognize these service members.
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