Don’t you want the one Army, the one military, to speak the one language?
The Ministry of Defence has appointed its first ‘Welsh Language Champion’ in bid to see more soldiers use the language.
The MoD has created the role to encourage the speaking of Welsh in the forces in a bid to strengthen engagement with rural communities across Wales.
Air Commodore Adrian Williams, the RAF’s most senior officer in Wales, has been appointed with the aim of helping the Armed Forces work bilingually when needed.
Yes, I get the point about it being easier to recruit in certain areas if a certain language is used/allowable. But on the other hand all pilots everywhere have to speak English don;t they, the working language of aviation?