Niagara Gazette

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April 2, 2014

Vigil targets use of drones as 107th starts new mission

Group protests outside air base as 107th starts new mission

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Niagara Gazette — “It’s a higher rate of PTSD than boots on the ground,” she said.

Ross said the close-up view that operators have of the people they are targeting and the graphic and clear view they have of the actual strike can be key factors in causing PTSD despite the often great distance between the soldiers and the battlefields.

“It’s just a very problematic direction to go in,” Ross said.

Contact reporter Justin Sondel at 282-2311, ext. 2257

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