[QUOTE]The report said: "The MoD [Defence] particularly the army, have mixed feelings about having the future king of England in their ranks. The army is all too familiar with the inexorable public scrutiny which goes hand-in-hand with such a situation. The potential for a cause celebre is certain."
But others in Defence would favour his enlistment, the report says. "On the other hand, should William's experience be positive, many feel that the army will prosper in various areas, particularly recruiting, which all services are struggling with."