As soon as Buckingham Palace has officially announced that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle would be stripped of their honorary royal and military titles due to the decision over Megxit, it is now confirmed that Prince Harry won’t be able to wear his military uniform at official events.
On Friday, the officials from Buckingham Palace have announced that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex will no longer have any responsibilities and duties that come with being a working member of the Royal Family. The statement said, “The honorary military appointments and Royal patronages held by The Duke and Duchess will therefore be returned to Her Majesty, before being redistributed among working members of The Royal Family.”
As the media sources reported, Prince Harry has served for 10 years in the military and also held honorary titles like Captain General of the Royal Marines and Commodore-in-Chief, Small Ships and Diving in the Royal Navy. After the news, the military soldiers have come together to pay tribute to Harry in a video posted on Twitter.
“I’m absolutely convinced that privately he will still be supporting serving soldiers, sailors, airmen and marines and our veteran and their families through the Invictus Games and through the service charities,” Lord Dannatt, former Chief of the General Staff said.
“But yes, of course, it’s sad that his official connections have gone but his heart is very much in the military,” he added.
“I think it’s really, really important that people should know exactly how Harry has positively impacted the veteran community as a whole,” former Royal Marine Lee Spencer noted, while recalling stories he heard from other veterans about Harry’s influence.
He also said, “It’s not just his support for me that was great- it’s just his support for wounded and injured servicemen and women has been absolutely astonishing. And I’d hope people would see just what a positive impact he’s had and will continue to have.”