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Old 1st Sep 2017, 20:23
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gijoe
 
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Originally Posted by RAF_Techie101 View Post
Without wanting to look like the idiot I'm apparently being, where did I mention anything about trying harder at school? I'm simply questioning the principle of awarding the same medal to someone flying a drone by computer screen whilst in their own country, having regular cups of tea and going home to their own bed each night as someone living in a tent in 40 degree heat wearing body armour and walking around with a pistol for self defence. I'm not saying they don't deserve recognition, but to award the same to both situations isn't in the spirit of what medals are about.
Apologies - comment redirected. Phone, small print...

Most people living in a tent with with body armour and a pistol don't have an effect on the battlespace...Drone dudes do, very much so.
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