Defense Department begins 3 separate reviews focusing on how military medals are awarded

  • by: LOLITA C. BALDOR , Associated Press
  • Updated: March 20, 2014 - 2:21 PM

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon has launched three separate reviews on how military medals are awarded, in the face of broad criticism over the inability to recognize heroism in incidents such as the Fort Hood shootings and aborted plans to create a new award for drone pilots.

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