Brothers in arms: Prince William says ‘I want to fight in Afghanistan’, as Harry reveals ambition to return to war zone
Prince William has spoken openly of his desire to fight for his country and dropped the strongest hint yet that he might still be given a frontline role.
The future king, who until now was believed to have been barred from going to war because of his position, revealed yesterday that he 'remains hopeful' he will see active duty before he leaves the military to take up his royal mantle.
William, 26, who is currently training with the RAF to become a search and rescue pilot and hopes to become operational in 2010, said: 'To me, I didn't join the forces to be mollycoddled or treated any differently. As far as I am concerned, in my eyes, if Harry can do it, then I can do it.
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