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2 Marines honored for use of drones in combat

  • MARINE CORPS

    VMU-3 Commanding Officer Lt. Col. Kenneth Phelps, left, commended Sgts. Ethan Mintus, right, and Joseph Latsch during a ceremony at the Marine Corps Air Station at Kaneohe Bay on Dec. 11. The two UAS operators were awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal for work with the “remote impact” “R” device in combat zone operations.

Two Marines with Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Squadron 3 at Kaneohe Bay received a first-of-its-kind recognition for the use of drones in a combat zone. Read more

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