British Army commanders have selected Prince Harry to train as an Apache attack helicopter pilot, his office said Friday, but it probably will do little to boost the 25-year-old's chances of returning to the front lines in Afghanistan.
Prince Harry - who received his pilot's wings from his father, Prince Charles, Friday afternoon, has made no secret of his desire to return to Afghanistan.
The young royal - who was denied the chance to go to Iraq when the British army said it was too risky - served in Afghanistan in 2008 as a battlefield air controller until his time was cut short by a media leak.
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Got to give the kid credit, he could have skated along but he seems to really care about his service. Great to see a kid of privledge with there heads screwed on tight.