Prince Harry prevented from wearing military uniform, Report

Prince Harry prevented from wearing military uniform, Report
Prince Harry prevented from wearing military uniform, Report

PRINCE HARRY will no longer be able to wear his military uniform at official engagements now that he has decided to quit the Royal Family.

As part of the new arrangement, Buckingham Palace said Harry will give up being Honorary Air Commandant Royal Air Force Honington and Commodore-in-Chief of Small Ships and Divings.

He will also lose the title Captain General of the Royal Marines, a role he was given by Queen Elizabeth in 2017, succeeding Prince Philip.

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Although Harry is a retired Armed Service personnel member, the new deal also prevents him from wearing his military uniform at public events, including Trooping the Colour and Remembrance Sunday at the cenotaph, a former head of the Navy told the Telegraph.

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“The next time he is at a military event he should be in civilian clothes because he is no longer involved with any military units,” Lord West of Spithead told the Telegraph.

“It is very unfortunate. It is very sad to be losing him from the military.”

During his military career, Harry spent 10 years in the army where he undertook two operational tours of Afghanistan and qualified as an Apache helicopter commander. His career came to an end in June 2015.

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While working as a royal, Harry founded the Invictus Games, a competition for injured, sick and wounded Armed Forces personnel and veterans.