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Prince Harry Will Continue to Support Military Community in a Non-official Capacity after Royal Exit

Afouda Fortune
Mar 12, 2020
11:00 P.M.
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Amid the official exit of the Sussexes from the Royal family, Prince Harry will reportedly carry on his works with the military, albeit in a non-official capacity.


With the day that the Duke of Sussex officially stops being a senior royal around the corner, it has been revealed that Prince Harry will continue to support the military communities around the world in a non-official way.

rince Harry attends the Armistice Day Service at the National Memorial Arboretum on November 11, 2016 in Alrewas, England | Photo: Getty Images


The news, which had come through the Sussex Royal website, explained that despite the initial agreement that the Duke would stay away from all royal duties, there would now be a compromise. It stated:

"Given his dedication to the military community and ten years of service, he will, of course, continue his unwavering support to the military community..."

As soon as the news became public, Hello Magazine pointed out that the announcement hadn't surprised royal observers and fans.

Prince Harry and actress Meghan Markle during an official photocall to announce their engagement at The Sunken Gardens at Kensington Palace on November 27, 2017 in London, England | Photo: Getty Images


The Sussexes had begun a royal family drama after they made it known back in January that they wanted to step back from being senior royals.

As it turned out, Harry and his wife, Meghan Markle's last round of royal engagements, were centered around military-focused activities.


For instance, the pair had attended the annual Endeavour Fund Awards at Mansion House which honored the achievements of wounded, injured, and sick servicemen and women, who have participated in outstanding sporting and adventure challenges over the last year.

They had followed that event up with the Mountbatten Festival of Music at the Royal Albert Hall, which celebrated the unbelievable musicianship and parade of the Royal Marines.

For the occasion, Harry had worn his Captain-General of the Royal Marines uniform. Additionally, Buckingham Palace had confirmed that the father-of-one would retain the ranks of Major, Lieutenant Commander, and Squadron Leader.


Prince Harry and Meghan Markle depart from Catalyst Inc, Northern Ireland's next generation science park on March 23, 2018 in Belfast, Nothern Ireland | Photo: Getty Images

The problem, however, was that the Duke of Sussex would not be allowed to use his honorary military positions during the 12-month probationary period.  


After the 12 months, there would be a review of the arrangements made by all parties involved in Megxit.

Meanwhile, The Guardian divulged that Harry and Meghan would join onlookers at Harry's flagship charitable event, the Invictus Games. The event, which is slated to hold in May, would be hosted in The Hague in the Netherlands.

rince Harry and Meghan Markle attend a Wheelchair Tennis match during the Invictus Games 2017 at Nathan Philips Square on September 25, 2017 in Toronto, Canada | Photo: Getty Images

It would be recalled that the Sussexes had begun a royal family drama after they made it known back in January that they wanted to step back from being senior royals and become financially independent. The couple had subsequently moved to Canada with their son, Archie.