Skip to comments.CLAIM: Prince Harry is going to WAR in Iraq...
Posted on 12/26/2006 5:21:20 PM PST by dogbyte12
Just the headline now.
I would not want to have to tell parents, wives, children that their loved one died because they were standing next to the prince while the jihadists tried to score some PR.
He's too high-profile to go.
If true, I'll be awfully worried too.
I agree. They'll view him as a trophy.
I realize your point but it also is saying something about the lad that he is willing to serve with his mates.
2nd Lt. Harold Wales?
How can the royals go into the military and not be at least stationed in the war zone a while?
One was in the Faulklands war on a ship I believe. I can imagine the young men in England gaining new respect for Royals.
He's a spare and spares have served in harm's way before.
Andrew most recently.
He could go to Iraq and be kept in relative safety in the Green Zone in Baghdad. He could serve his country quite ably in an administrative or intelligence position there while not endangering the succession.
If he were not so young, he would understand that he is doing his country honorable service merely by staying alive and working at home.
Have you heard anything about this?
Good for him. Leadership from the front. I respect it and his comrades will respect it. Especially if he acts like one of the guys.
They are desparate to kill any US or Brits, royalty or not. I dont really think it will effect things as much as you think.
They would have to have bodyguards for him basically. Or stick him in the heart of the green zone, again still with extra security. I am not sure that having several people guard him is the best thing for the Brittish military.
I am in no way denigrading his honor, valor, or patriotism. Something could go terribly wrong with this.
Prince Andrew served with distinction in the Falklands war. Let Harry have his go.
I agree with your every word. I recall reading where he said he wanted to go and wanted to fight,..... but this is not a good idea at all.
But Charlie Rangel said only poor people were over there and John Kerry said only stupid people ended up in Iraq.
Exactly....it would be disastrous for him to go...and I would not want one of my children in his unit.
I applaud his desire to go...but, it isn't in the Brit Army's best interest.
There are a thousand jobs in the Armed Services that the Bush twins could fill, none of which would take them within a hemisphere of the Green Zone.
They will find a way to keep him in the rear with the gear.
Anyway he has not gone yet and may not.
Dog actually Prince Harry really want go with his "army mates" I been hearing that for months now
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