In the Loop: Drone


Posted at 04:31 PM ET, 04/15/2013

Drone pilots not getting medals

Award approved by former defense secretary Leon Panetta canceled by new Secretary Chuck Hagel.

By Al Kamen  |  04:31 PM ET, 04/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Drone, medal, Pentagon, pilots, drone pilots, canceled, Panetta, Hagel, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 03/13/2013

CIA’s Brennan identifies with hostages

In Senate testimony, Brennan denies knowledge of the tussle over secret drone documents.

By Al Kamen  |  08:00 AM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Brennan, CIA, drone strikes, Senate, Intelligence, Jay Rockefeller, hostages, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 02:40 PM ET, 07/09/2012

Drone pilots to get medals?

The Pentagon may honor drone pilots with a new medal for their efforts.

By Al Kamen  |  02:40 PM ET, 07/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  drones, drone pilots, cyber warriors, Distinguished Warfare Medal, Pentagon, Army Institute of Heraldry, Commission of Fine Arts, Coin World, Bill McAllister, Fort Belvoir, Air and Space Power Journal, Air Force, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 05:58 PM ET, 05/07/2012

Ambassador to Pakistan set to leave post

Cameron Munter said Monday that he’ll be leaving Islamabad this summer after having served less than two years of the usual three-year ambassadorial tour of duty.

By Al Kamen  |  05:58 PM ET, 05/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cameron Munter, Pakistan, ambassador, Raymond Davis, CIA, Washington, Islamabad, drone strike, North Waziristan, Al Kamen, In the Loop, Emily Heil