This Saturday, the United Kingdom celebrated one of the most special days of the year: Armed Forces Day. Although this day does not have the status of a national holiday, the whole country still celebrates this day, in honor of those who fight for the safety of citizens. How could it be otherwise, the British royal house wanted to pay tribute to him. Kate Middleton posted some pictures from the British Army military training she attended last year as her own way to celebrate the day.
Recently, the schedule of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge has been very tight. It is not easy to represent the British royal family on all occasions. The meticulous health of Queen Elizabeth II has kept her from the front row, and Kate and Prince William take on these duties. The photos that Kate shared on Saturday did not leave anyone indifferent, and they were heavily commented on on social networks.
Middleton, via Dukes’s Instagram account, posted a post in which she was seen escorting a military unit, riding a tank, wearing a helmet and wearing a military uniform. “William and I would like to pay tribute to the brave men and women, past and present, who have served across our armed forces, at sea, on land and in the air, here in the UK and around the world. Thank you for everything you and your family sacrificed to keep us safe,” the text reads accompanying publication.
“I was honored to spend time with the British Army to see how they train serving personnel and new recruits. It was great to see with my own eyes the many important and diverse roles that the military plays day in and day out to protect us all,” continues. Kate, grateful. Formerly known as Veterans Day Armed Forces Day has been celebrated since 2006 and is one of the days marked in red on the royal family’s agenda.
In the Instagram post, you can see five photos related to Middleton’s visit to the Pirbright Training Academy in November 2021. He was there with the 101st Operational Maintenance Brigade, located at Abingdon Airport. There he was able to monitor the operation of one of the weapons, he even wore a soldier’s helmet and headphones with a microphone. He also took the opportunity to share an extensive conversation with members of the British Army Academy.
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