Obama creates first new military meda...

Obama creates first new military medal in 70 yrs

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Medal of Honor

Canton, GA

#1 Mar 7, 2013
higher than the purple heart, and bronze star

http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2013/03/...

the 'purple butt' for drone pilots
Medal of Honor

Canton, GA

#2 Mar 7, 2013
I think it should only be awarded to those injured/killed by direct enemy fire ......like the purple heart. Won't be many of those.
Informed Opinion

Lehigh Acres, FL

#3 Mar 7, 2013
Medal of Honor wrote:
I think it should only be awarded to those injured/killed by direct enemy fire ......like the purple heart. Won't be many of those.
Agreed.

But what about:
- aggravated carpal tunnel syndrome, or diabetes, or
- excessive weight gain caused by too many Big Gulps while sitting on that stuffed office chair, or
- for the civilian button pushers, how about a special award for not claiming O.T. when they miss their kids soccer games.

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