The Royal Family

How Prince William Quit His Dream Job Due To The Queen

Ever since Prince William and Kate got married in 2011, the Duke of Cambridge has had multiple career changes.

Right after the wedding the couple moved out to Wales, where William worked as a Search and Rescue pilot.

After finishing university, the Prince wanted to join the Armed Forces. But, a royal expert revealed that the Queen wasn’t particularly happy with that decision. According to reports he ‘wasn’t allowed anywhere near the frontline’ because the Queen, the ‘ultimate boss’, refused.

William, second in line to the British throne, joined the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst as an Officer cadet, completing a 44 week training course there, before becoming an army officer and joining the Household Cavalry as Second Lieutenant, quickly climbing the ladder and getting the rank of Lieutenant.

According to experts, the Prince had become passionate about flying so in 2009 he began his training as a Search and Rescue pilot, qualifying in 2010 and later joining the C Flight 22 Squadron based at RAF Valley in Anglesey where he lived with Kate.

But, allegedly, the Queen decided that working for the military wasn’t the perfect fit for William due to him being second in line to the throne.

Speaking on Channel 5 documentary William and Kate: Too Good to be True, Simon Vigar claimed: “William was desperate to stay in the military and of course he trained to be a helicopter pilot.

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“But in the end, he wasn’t allowed anywhere near the frontline. The ultimate boss said no because he is second-in-line to the throne.”

In 2015, the Duke got a position with the East Anglian Air Ambulance, working as an air ambulance pilot. So, the Cambridge family, now counting 5 members, had to move again.

Mr Vigar continued: “He retrained as a search and rescue pilot on Anglesey. He helped save many, many lives flying that yellow helicopter around the British Isles.

“So that gave him a meaningful role. And that meant an awful lot to him.”

Finally, in 2017, the future king let go of any profession and dedicated himself to being a full-time royal. And well, he has done a stellar job at that as well.

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