Combat commuters: dishing out death with drones
Ten minutes into Lieutenant Colonel Matt J. Martin's first mission as a Predator drone pilot, he marked a target in Baghdad for a "Spooky" gunship. And then it opened fire. "Death from above. Poor bastards down there in the windows never knew what hit them," he wrote in a 2010 book. As he stood up to stretch in a trailer at Creech Air Force Base near Las Vegas, he remembered that his wife had asked him to buy some milk on his way home.
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