Prince William Starts New Gig

'I'm really looking forward to getting started,' he beams
By Brownie Marie,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 13, 2015 10:03 AM CDT
Prince William Starts New Gig
Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, leaves the building after a wildlife task force meeting at the headquarters of the International Union for Conservation of Nature, IUCN, in Gland, Switzerland, Monday, May 18, 2015.   (Salvatore Di Nolfi/Keystone via AP)

Today was the first day at a new job for Prince William. The Duke of Cambridge is now an air ambulance co-pilot operating across several counties in England, BBC reports. The prince will donate his East Anglian Air Ambulance salary to charity, and will work four days on, four days off. Prince William calls his new position "a natural progression" of his time as a Royal Air Force helicopter pilot. "We're starting off on a wet Cambridge day," he admits, "but I'm really looking forward to getting started." While the 33-year-old father of two doesn’t keep his paycheck, he's not exactly hurting for money: The palace’s Annual Review shows Prince Charles gave his sons and daughter-in-law about $4.6 million last year, per Celebuzz. (More Prince William stories.)

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