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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex spent November 11 – Remembrance Day in the UK and Commonwealth nations, and Veterans’ Day in the United States – visiting with service members and their spouses at Joint Base McGuire-Dix. -Lakehurst in New Jersey.
Thursday’s visit follows the couple’s participation on Wednesday evening at the Intrepid Museum gala honoring military service members, veterans and military spouses.
According to a spokesman for the Archewell Foundation of the Duke and Duchess, during their visit Harry and Meghan “met with military service members from all six branches of the army and hosted a lunch for service members and their spouses. During their visit, they discussed mental health, community value and living a life of service. “
“As we honor and reflect on Remembrance Day in the UK, which shares a date with Veterans Day here in the US, it is my hope that we all continue to support the welfare and value of our troops, veterans and entire military family. and service, “Harry said in a statement.” We and they are better at it. “
Harry has a deep connection with service members, having spent 10 years serving in the British Army and undertaking two tours in Afghanistan.