News story: New medal awarded to recognise the changing character of warfare

Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has announced details of the eligible personnel who will receive a new medal to mark the campaign to defeat Daesh in Iraq and Syria.

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Good to see the Reaper crews get recognised, but part of me does feel they should get a virtual medal, delivered to their left-hand monitor after a Skype with Her Majesty.

Wonder if the Poole and Hereford chaps who didn't count as boots on the ground will be getting gongs too?
I hope that's not the finished version of the medal & ribbon in the article photo. It would be nice if they could arrange to have a ribbon that actually fits the bar.

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