October 7th, 2011
11:49 AM ET

Prince Harry arrives at U.S. base for live-fire helicopter training

Prince Harry, younger son of the Prince of Wales, has arrived at a U.S. military base in California for the final phase of helicopter gunship training, according to a United Kingdom Ministry of Defense statement Friday.

Capt. Harry Wales, as he's known on the airfield, will begin live-fire training, which is combined with "environmental and judgment training."

The course will be split between Naval Air Facility El Centro and Gila Bend Air Force Auxiliary Air Field in Arizona.

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  1. banasy©

    I saw this on the news yesterday; Prince Harry sure has the devil-may-care persona going.
    He's adorable!

    October 7, 2011 at 12:03 pm | Report abuse |
  2. saywhat

    Good for him.
    G'morning @banasy. Have a nice weekend.

    October 7, 2011 at 1:27 pm | Report abuse |
  3. bobcat2u.

    It's a pleasure to see that they haven't been infected with that stuffiness that seems to plague the older members of the royal family. He and his brother seem like down to earth indviduals.

    October 7, 2011 at 2:53 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Bimbo the Birthday Clown

    Is that Australian speech therapist going along with him?

    This really is a slow news day. Look at the comment I just made. Look at the story I just commented on.

    October 7, 2011 at 4:41 pm | Report abuse |
  5. terri

    He's HAWT!

    October 7, 2011 at 5:58 pm | Report abuse |
  6. RUFFNUTT

    What a thrill, a chance to kill!!! I see that these English are almost as trigger happy as we are and that makes me sick!!!

    October 7, 2011 at 8:59 pm | Report abuse |
    • Joey Isotta-Fraschini

      I feel the same way, RUFFNUTT. Then again, anyone with any knowledge of English history should not be too surprised about Prince Harry's desire to kill as they are a rather nihilistic people to begin with. The history books bear that out!

      October 8, 2011 at 3:51 pm | Report abuse |
  7. banasy©

    Fakey, I'm painting a target on top of your house....

    October 7, 2011 at 10:20 pm | Report abuse |
  8. Justen beiber

    Hopefully it crashes.

    October 8, 2011 at 4:23 pm | Report abuse |