Eye in the Sky: The Life of a Drone Pilot

By Jordan Nickels | “Every so often, you have technologies that come along that rewrite the rules of the game.” – P.W. Singer – Author, Wired for War

These soldiers spend the day piloting military drones at control center in Nevada, and come home to their wife and kids at the dinner table each night. Though not physically present in the battlefield, many of these men and women face combat stress or PTSD from the sheer disconnect between their two lives at home and at war. This video discusses the enormous responsibility placed upon these drone pilots on a day-to-day basis, as they target Afghani targets from miles away.

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