Re: Prince Harry stays home
Originally Posted by SoonToRetire
“I have decided today that Prince Harry will not deploy as a troop leader with his squadron,” Gen. Sir Richard Dannatt, the Army chief of staff, said in a statement. “There have been a number of specific threats — some reported and some not reported — which relate directly to Prince Harry as an individual.”
Translation" Sorry chaps, Iraq's a bit too dangerous to send our Prince but you go on and do your duty to England, we're right behind you.
Military translation: "The guy's a liability with huge target circles painted fore & aft. We'd spend more time protecting Prince Harry than doing our jobs. None of the troops would be stupid fearless enough to go out on patrol with him knowing that he'd be the region's biggest IED & RPG magnet. Everyone here would rather go quail hunting with Dick Cheney."
Inspiration: "Hey, do we have anyone on liaison duty with the American War Czar?"
Co-author (with my daughter) of “Raising Your Money-Savvy Family For Next Generation Financial Independence.”
Author of the book written on E-R.org: "The Military Guide to Financial Independence and Retirement."
I don't spend much time here— please send a PM.