Military Unlocks XBOX Achievement For Drone Bombing MedalsSubmitted by McWilly on Thu, 02/14/2013 - 16:59
The U.S. Military has taken a page out of the XBOX “how to” marketing guide and approved the first non-combat medal, which will be given to drone pilots, sitting at computers for “excellence in dropping bombs on people while eating Cheetos,” or something akin to that. The Distinguished Warfare Medal is the first new combat medal since the Bronze Star in 1944. The medal will not only be given to individuals excelling in bombing terrorists and U.S. Citizens living abroad who will be killed without a trial, but also gifted to those fighting in the cyber arena. Considering the new edict to enact offensive cyber attacks against nations that we think might be thinking about cyber attacking us in an indefinite amount of time, they are probably printing these medals up faster than the FED prints fiat dollars for bailouts. And hey, maybe sometime during a real war that’s actually declared by Congress (if that ever happens again) one of these medals will be deserved.
Now, I’m not saying that these people working for the armed forces don’t deserve recognition – they do. Not as much perhaps as those who actually risk life and limb for our country..Continue Reading