Brit Princes Yearn to See Front Lines

William, Harry living together during pilot training
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 18, 2009 11:01 AM CDT
Britain's Prince William, left, and Prince Harry, right, during a photo call at RAF Shawbury, Shropshire, England, today.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – Prince William is older, but Prince Harry went to war first—and, he says, “if Harry can do it then I can.” Harry, joining his brother at the media event yesterday, said his helicopter training is the “easiest way of getting to the front lines,” People reports. William, who is undergoing search-and-rescue pilot training, said he “didn’t join the forces to be mollycoddled.”

“Brain capacity? I don’t know if I’ve got it for the Apache,” Harry said of his switch to the more utilitarian Lynx helicopter. “I will fly what I am told to fly and wherever I’m told to fly.” The princes also discussed living together—“He snores a lot,” said Wills. “He keeps me up all night long.” Harry shot back, “Now they will think we are sharing a bed!”