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To: Jet Jaguar

I’m fine with awarding a ribbon to guys who are really good at their craft and make a contribution to the war effort, but equating that with putting yourself in harm’s way on a battlefield? Gimme a break.


5 posted on 02/27/2013 10:18:04 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: Lancey Howard

They had originally rated it higher than Bronze Star.

I am fine with awarding the medal with points.

But, higher than Bronze Star?

I agree with the legisation.


7 posted on 02/27/2013 10:21:10 PM PST by Jet Jaguar
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To: Lancey Howard

“I’m fine with awarding a ribbon to guys who are really good at their craft and make a contribution to the war effort..”

The services all have commendation medals for that. That’s sufficient.


10 posted on 02/27/2013 10:51:32 PM PST by beelzepug (Telling other people they need to die is a good way to get your own lamp blown out.)
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To: Lancey Howard; Jet Jaguar

To recognize their abilities is fine but the medal should be ranked well below the Purple Heart.

Many in the military are highly skilled and in slots that are vital but their personal risk is minimal.

Thanks for the ping.


17 posted on 02/28/2013 9:56:32 AM PST by jazusamo ("Mercy to the guilty is cruelty to the innocent." -- Adam Smith)
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