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New bill would reduce rank of drone medal #Marine #USMC

http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/news/2013/02/military-new-bill-would-reduce-rank-distinguised-warfare-medal-022613/ New bill would reduce rank of drone medal By Rick Maze - Staff writer Posted : Tuesday Feb 26, 2013 16:42:18 EST A trio of Republican lawmakers moved Tuesday to prevent the Defense Department from establishing the Distinguished Warfare Medal for drone operators as an award that ranks higher than the Bronze Star or Purple Heart. Reps. Duncan Hunter of California, Timothy Murphy of Pennsylvania and Tom Rooney of Florida, introduced a rare bill that tells the Defense Department how to set the precedence of medals. While introduced as a stand-alone bill, there is a strong chance the legislation will end up as an amendment to the 2014 defense authorization bill, congressional sources said. Related reading • Amid jeers, some cheers for UAV/cyber medal (2/20) • Purp...

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