September 07 2017
A Dept. of the Navy policy creating new distinctions for performance and valor awards has entered force, reports Military.com.
Marines and sailors can begin to receive awards bearing the new "C" and "R" devices, indicating the award was earned under combat conditions or for remote impact on a fight, according to an all-Navy message released in late August. The latter would apply to drone operators among others.
The policy also establishes tougher criteria for the existing "V"...
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