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Prince Harry & Meghan Markle's Wedding Will Feature 250 Armed Forces Members

Prince Harry & Meghan Markle's Wedding Will Feature 250 Armed Forces Members

The palace announced today that “250 members of the Armed Forces will perform ceremonial duties” at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle‘s upcoming May 19 wedding.

“Members of the Household Calvary will form a staircase party at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle as part of the wedding,” a statement from the Palace read. “The State Trumpeters and a Captain’s Escort from the Household Cavalry will also provide ceremonial support.”

Prince Harry and Ms. Markle are pleased that members of the Armed Forces will play such a special role in their Wedding. The Military, and these units in particular, hold a great significance for Prince Harry and the couple are incredibly grateful for their support,” the Palace added on Twitter.

If you don’t know, Prince Harry served two tours in Afghanistan after joining The Blues and Royals in 2006.

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