Prince Harry Arrives in U.S. for Military Training
Prince Harry gets off a plane at the Naval Air Facility on Friday (October 7) in El Centro, Calif.
The 27-year-old royal, also a British Army captain, will be in the United States for a two-month military helicopter training course.
Harry will fly Apache helicopters in the desert near the Mexican border at the facility, which “hosts allied troops throughout the year because its hot, dusty conditions replicate Afghanistan’s harsh environment and the clear weather allows for constant flying,” the AP reports.
The training will end at an Air Force station in Gila Bend, Ariz., where the group of 20 students in the British Army will fire missiles, rockets, and cannons from helicopters.
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