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Americas Ex Drone Pilot And German Involvement


World  (tags: Brandon Bryant, drone pilot, trauma, PTSD, Ramstein AFB, Germany )

Sheryl
- 1272 days ago - youtube.com
Brandon Bryant a former drone pilot and sensor operator for the of the US Air Force quit his job after 5 years of being in the Drone Program left him emotionally traumatized. Explains also how Germany supports us and also wants its own drone program.



   

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Sheryl G (359)
Wednesday January 27, 2016, 6:48 am
"When we don't value others as human then they are not going to value you as human as well. The hidden price is we lose our humanity the more we excuse the ability to kill another human being." Brandon Bryant
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday January 27, 2016, 8:32 am
THANKS FOR SHARING DANDELION
 

Darren Woolsey (218)
Wednesday January 27, 2016, 10:37 am
Fascinating first hand account of someone with experiencing in the field of combat, who felt he had given up his humanity and conscience at the expense of "doing the job" which is essentially required if you're part of the military.
 

Birgit W (160)
Wednesday January 27, 2016, 2:47 pm
Excellent video Dandelion. We have to realize that we are all the same human beings, and stop killing each other. I have the highest respect for Brandon Bryant to speak up and tell us the truth about the US military.
Thanks.
 

Lois Jordan (63)
Wednesday January 27, 2016, 4:25 pm
Noted. Many thanks for posting, Dandelion.
Yes, we are creating more terrorists with the drone bombings of innocent civilians. They are called "collateral damage." And, it makes me sick. How I wish every single news channel would play this video during their nightly newscasts. End the drones!
 

Animae C (508)
Thursday January 28, 2016, 2:55 am
Thanx Dande
 

Monika A (87)
Thursday January 28, 2016, 3:16 am
I am tired and sick of war. War is hell.
"I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its brutality, its futility, its stupidity."
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Thank you Dandelion.
 

Darren Woolsey (218)
Thursday January 28, 2016, 3:33 am
Totally, totally, absolutely agree with you Monika.

War wastes money, human beings, every resource going.
There's nothing positive about war in any context.
 

Sandra Ferri (114)
Thursday January 28, 2016, 4:22 am
Thanks for sharing Dandelion xoxo
 

Arild Warud (174)
Thursday January 28, 2016, 4:45 am
How is it that nobody paid attentions to those soldiers trauma when playing a real live-kill videogame kalled drone warfare.
 

Sheryl G (359)
Thursday January 28, 2016, 8:11 am
Good point Arild, but you know those who stand to make the money from the drone programs, those who are thinking it's the way to go being misled to think it's better than no boots on the ground, they really don't care. I have said, they are heroes as long as they are needed. When they are used up they come home and they are forgotten, left to fend for themselves, lack of timely medical, lack of affordable housing, and only displayed at useful times to keep the war machine going.
 

Winn Adams (179)
Thursday January 28, 2016, 8:14 am
Thanks Sheryl
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday January 28, 2016, 9:40 am
Noted. Thank you Dandelion. The beat goes on.
 

Richard R (0)
Thursday January 28, 2016, 1:21 pm
Brandon Bryant is a liar and a fraud. He lies to the public. Go to YouTube and search on "Brandon Bryant - Thy Foul Throat" for proof.
 

Maryann S (114)
Thursday January 28, 2016, 6:20 pm
Excellent video! Thanks for sharing Dandelion.
 

Colleen L (3)
Friday January 29, 2016, 12:04 am
Good comments, Thanks Dandelion
 

Peggy B (43)
Friday January 29, 2016, 8:23 am
Richard R I watched the video which I might say is from a source that may not be valid. What evidence is there that the dates that the author of the video placed on the video are valid? So many trolls, you have to be careful. He was a drone operator and you can't take that away from him..........
 

Mandi T (367)
Friday January 29, 2016, 10:01 am
Noted with thanks
 

Trish K (29)
Friday January 29, 2016, 12:21 pm
I have to channel Geo. S. Patton on this one. " We go to war to kill the other guy, not to let him kill us " - That said - we are still barbarians no mater high tech our toys are. I Hate War - War kills
 

M B (62)
Friday January 29, 2016, 1:04 pm
If only people would practice what they preach.
TY Sheryl
 

Sheryl G (359)
Friday January 29, 2016, 1:17 pm
I too watched the video, while he did change his words, from ISIS to radical group to right wing, which does in fact cause suspicions or downgrades his credibility.....he needs to stay on mark. It doesn't take away the fact of his not being the only drone operator that has come out to say they suffer from PTSD. Which, as he said he is "suffering" and on medication, could be a reason he uses different terms. However, he stays with the jest of what he is saying. I'm willing to give him the benefit of doubt.

I have also posted other articles on about drones, we even have officials who do not agree with the drone warfare, we have former military who have spoken out to say that drones make us more enemies than it is helping. While I appreciate you getting us to search further and check into things deeper, he did say that in his doing this, he even now has those he worked alongside angry at him, perhaps you are one of them and are trying to discredit him.
 

Jamie Clemons (282)
Friday January 29, 2016, 1:40 pm
Obama is the drone king.
 

Janet B (0)
Friday January 29, 2016, 1:43 pm
Thanks
 

Judy C (91)
Friday January 29, 2016, 7:34 pm
When I first heard about drones being used in warfare, it was hard to believe that we would do such a thing. It is so underhanded and evil. Then when I heard that there were just young guys doing this from rooms in the United States, I wondered what effect it would have on them. I knew it would be bad. When this guy and a group of other whistleblowers came forward to reveal their trauma, it was obvious that nobody gave a damn about what had happened to them.

I posted an article this afternoon about what we have learned from GCHQ files that were provided by Edward Snowden, showing Israel's use of drones:

Israeli Drone Feeds Hacked By British and American Intelligence
 

Janet B (0)
Saturday January 30, 2016, 1:08 pm
Thanks
 

Roger G (148)
Saturday January 30, 2016, 3:12 pm
noted, thanks
 

Darren Woolsey (218)
Sunday January 31, 2016, 2:18 pm
Where war is concerned, power-possessors will change laws and bend every rule in the book.

Remember income tax was created many centuries ago to PAY for war.
 

Darren Woolsey (218)
Sunday January 31, 2016, 2:25 pm
. . . and this is the same Edward Snowden referred to as a traitor by one of our CARE2 clan. . . without this valuable information, we would be no wiser and under the usual mushroom of ignorance.
 
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