Sunday, August 31, 2008

Remote Control Pilots Suffer Stress

This shouldn't be a surprise but the article acts like it is. "The Air National Guardsmen who operate Predator drones over Iraq via remote control, launching deadly missile attacks from the safety of Southern California 7,000 miles away, are suffering some of the same psychological stresses as their comrades on the battlefield."

I'm glad it's a problem. I just wish someone had thought that it might be. Hopefully these pilots are getting the help they need.

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