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Old 01-20-2012, 03:49 AM
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He will be off to the Falklands,regardless what rags write...
Perhaps what the 'rags' won't affect whether he goes, but the politicians making the decision might. Williams involvement in this potential tour could be cancelled at any moment for any reason.
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Old 01-28-2012, 10:26 PM
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William's deployment is getting closer.

The Falkland Islands await the Duke of Cambridge as British commander says they are safe from Argentina - Telegraph
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Old 01-31-2012, 06:06 PM
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The Times is reporting that Prince William will travel to the Falklands tomorrow, 1 February:

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Prince William will arrive on an RAF-chartered jet at Mount Pleasant after an 18-hour flight from Britain, with a brief stop at Ascension Island. He will quickly be put to work behind the controls of one of two search-and-rescue helicopters that are on call 24 hours a day, flying out of a sprawling military base that surrounds the airport, a 45-minute drive from Stanley, the islands’ capital.
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Old 01-31-2012, 06:20 PM
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BE SAFE WILLIAM!!! Come back to us in one piece! <3
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Old 01-31-2012, 07:21 PM
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Agreed. Be careful William. We all are sending our best wishes for a safe and uneventful time away. :)
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Old 01-31-2012, 08:11 PM
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Old 01-31-2012, 08:48 PM
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I second all good wishes for a safe deployment. He has a great deal at home to come back to.
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Old 01-31-2012, 10:10 PM
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Good luck William, please please for God's sake come home safely!
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Old 01-31-2012, 10:21 PM
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Old 01-31-2012, 11:53 PM
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Thanks for the update - and he'll be there for six months. That's hard, for newlyweds. But it also builds character.
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Old 01-31-2012, 11:56 PM
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Thanks for the update - and he'll be there for six months. That's hard, for newlyweds. But it also builds character.
He'll be in the Falkland Islands for six weeks, not six months
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Thank you. You just beat me to the punch! The way people are going on you'd think they'd posted him to the front lines in Afghanistan as a Squaddie!

He is in no more danger there than he is at any time whilst doing his job in Wales. SAR is serious and dangerous work wherever you are in the world.
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Old 02-01-2012, 01:36 AM
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He'll be in the Falkland Islands for six weeks, not six months
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Old 02-01-2012, 03:44 AM
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Hope Prince William does well during his Falklands training!
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Old 02-01-2012, 04:35 AM
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Thank you. You just beat me to the punch! The way people are going on you'd think they'd posted him to the front lines in Afghanistan as a Squaddie!

He is in no more danger there than he is at any time whilst doing his job in Wales. SAR is serious and dangerous work wherever you are in the world.
Couldn't agree more, he's only doing his job.
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His doing his job and is very well protected because of his role in BRF. Six weeks is not so long IMO.
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Old 02-01-2012, 02:38 PM
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Falkland Islands: Prince William deployed as Argentinians label him 'The Conqueror' | Mail Online
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Old 02-01-2012, 05:31 PM
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From 'The New York Times':

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/01/wo...-ire.html?_r=1
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Old 02-03-2012, 03:27 AM
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Prince William arrives in Falklands for tour of duty amid simmering tensions between Britain and Argentina | Mail Online
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Old 02-04-2012, 02:47 PM
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It looks like William already had his first mission in the Falklands.

Prince William starts duties in the Falklands - Telegraph

And these photos were posted on my twitter.

Picture: Prince in Falklands 3. Credit: Sgt Andy Malthouse ABIPP, RAF
Picture: Prince in Falklands 1. Credit: Sgt Andy Malthouse ABIPP, RAF
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