You joined the military, you slacker asshats! What did you think the military does? The militarys job is to kill people and blow shit up. Did you think because you got jobs as drone pilots you’d just be playin a huge video game all day whilst drinking Red Bull? Wrong! This ain’t Halo, kids. The assets you’re sending downrange are real. Learn to live with it guys, it’s what you signed up for.
He was likely sweeping the floors and (at best) doing low level comm maintenance.
He is not an operator, not a sensor operator, certainly not in the kill chain in any way whatsoever.
The rest were never the approval authority in the kill chain.