Kate Middleton Delights Fans With ‘Ethusiasm’ For Armed Forces Day – ‘Thank You UK!’ | royal | New

The Duchess shared photos from her visit last November to Pirbright Army Training Center and Abingdon Airfield in honor of Armed Forces Day on June 25. The annual event honors and commemorates all personnel who make up the British Armed Forces, including their families and cadets.

Kate shared the photos on the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s official Instagram page.

She said: “Today, on Armed Forces Day, William and I want to pay tribute to the brave men and women, past and present, who have served in all of our armed forces, at sea, on land. and in the air here in the UK and around the world.

“Thank you for all you and your families sacrifice to protect us.”

She added: “Last year I had the honor of spending time with the British Army to see how they train serving personnel and new recruits.

“It was wonderful to see first hand the many important and varied roles the military play day in and day out to protect us all, and I look forward to learning more about the Royal Navy and Royal Air Force in time. desired.”

The series of photos showed the Duchess dressed in army combat gear as she saw different military gear and took part in some of the training exercises.

She was also pictured smiling at the camera wearing headphones as she moved the microphone attached to her mouth.

A fan using the username @Kelowna74 commented on the post, “Fantastic, so much enthusiasm from Catherine.

“She brings honor to the United Kingdom, to the royal family and to the monarchy.”

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The account added in another comment, “This photo shows what real royalty looks like!”

Another royal supporter said: “What a lovely surprise to mark #ArmedForcesDay!

“Love that and the fact that you visited the Brigade months ago and we had no idea!

“You and your husband do so much behind the scenes.

“I’m sure the soldiers you met that day will cherish this moment forever.”