This was stated by Minister of Defense Margarita Robles. Princess Leonor will undergo military training in preparation for the succession.. One day, as head of state, she will become the captain general of three armies, so it is believed that she should follow in the footsteps of Philip VI and go through three armies. His first destination is the General Academy of Zaragoza.thus beginning his first course of military training in the army.
When asked if the Princess of Asturias would receive a salary during military training, the Minister of Defense replied that “The Princess of Asturias will be just like everyone else”, implying that if the others get the task, then there should be no difference with the heiress. “She will have the same free time, she will go out like everyone else, and she will eat in the cafeteria like everyone else” she added Robles, who assured that Casa Real did not want any concessions.
Then it was said that the Princess of Asturias was going to receive 400 euros as a cadet. However, this will not be the case. Casa Real clarified that Princess Leonor refused money that would have matched her. and that people who go through the Armed Forces in the same situation get it. In her case, the Princess of Asturias will not receive a salary.
This would be his first assignment. However, have to wait to serve the Crown full time. In fact, he does not receive any money for the events he attends, and, apart from surprise, this will not happen until he completes his studies and devotes himself exclusively to his institutional work, when the king allocates part of the budget he receives for the needs of the Princess of Asturias for the maintenance of your At home.
As EFE points out, if they hadn’t rejected the assignment, The Princess of Asturias would have earned €417.68 in her first two years of military training., which is equivalent to 60% of the salary provided for subgroup C2. This money was deducted from what goes to the Social Institute of the Armed Forces and social security contributions.
Military training of Princess Leonor
Following the Defense Minister’s statement, Casa Real released a more specific statement on the military training of the Princess of Asturias: “The training period It will start in August 2023 in the army and will take place during the 2023-2024 academic year at the General Military Academy of Zaragoza.. HRH The Princess of Asturias will be joining this Academy with the recruitment of Lady Cadets. The next 2024-2025 academic year will be held in the Navy and will develop with the employment of a midshipman both at the Naval Naval School and at aboard the training ship Juan Sebastián de Elcano during his training trip”.
Finally, the princess will complete her third year of service in the Aerospace Army by enrolling at the General Aviation Academy of San Javier for the 2025-2026 academic year as Ensign Student”said Casa Real, detailing how the military training of the Princess of Asturias will take place.