l like the photos but l have to say, as an ex soldier l find it really insulting that these royals get decorations & ranks they haven't really earned.
My grandfather is a former military man and I agree.
it's just that it's like wearing a Halloween costume for the royals… real soldiers work hard & risk their lives and that's what the ranks and decorations represent.. but royals get them to play with in front of the cameras and it cheapens them & cheapens what a real soldiers sacrifice every day ..
sorry if I'm ruining the mood here, not my intention at all..
Not at all. We can appreciate a handsome prince dressed in uniform AND wonder just how they got all the medals that stretch across their chest.
When you look into them, so many are special orders given by the queen the non-royals can't get, like the Jubilee Medal.
Has any royal recived a proper combat medal, ie for valour, courage, distinguished service?