Prince Harry meets the Royal Marine recruits as his Captain General

The Duke of Sussex meets today with Royal Marine recruits for the first time as his Captain General

The Duke of Sussex today made a spectacular helicopter entry when he meets Royal Marines recruits for the first time as his Captain General.

Prince Harry arrived at the Royal Marines Commando Training Center at Lympstone for the first time in his role as Commander-in-Chief Royal Marines.

He assumed the role in December of last year, succeeding his grandfather, the Duke of Edinburgh, who was captain general for some 64 years.

The Duke of Sussex meets today with Royal Marine recruits for the first time as his Captain General

The Duke of Sussex meets today with Royal Marine recruits for the first time as his Captain General

The Duke of Sussex became Captain General Royal Marines in December 2017 and assumed the role in the succession of his grandfather The Duke of Edinburgh, who was captain general for some 64 years.

The Duke of Sussex became Captain General Royal Marines in December 2017 and assumed the role in the succession of his grandfather The Duke of Edinburgh, who was captain general for some 64 years.

The Duke of Sussex became Captain General Royal Marines in December 2017 and assumed the role in the succession of his grandfather The Duke of Edinburgh, who was captain general for some 64 years.

The Duke arrived at the Center in a Marine Attack Helicopter Wildcat from the Royal Navy drawn from the Helicopter Command Force, which provides crucial air support to the Royal Marines.

The Duke arrived at the Center in a Marine Attack Helicopter Wildcat from the Royal Navy drawn from the Helicopter Command Force, which provides crucial air support to the Royal Marines.

The Duke arrived at the Center in a Marine Attack Helicopter Wildcat from the Royal Navy drawn from the Helicopter Command Force, which provides crucial air support to the Royal Marines.

The Duke of Sussex shared a joke with Royal Marines as he emerged from the chaos of the officers

The Duke of Sussex shared a joke with Royal Marines as he emerged from the chaos of the officers

The Duke of Sussex shared a joke with Royal Marines as he emerged from the chaos of the officers

The royal family has a long association with the Royal Navy, and Harry's grandfather has been affiliated with the Royal Marines for some 64 years.

The royal family has a long association with the Royal Navy, and Harry's grandfather has been affiliated with the Royal Marines for some 64 years.

The royal family has a long association with the Royal Navy, and Harry's grandfather has been affiliated with the Royal Marines for some 64 years.

The association of the Duke of Edinburgh with the Royal Marines goes back 64 years to June 2, 1953, when he was appointed captain general in succession to the late King George VI.

Harry will explore the center and meet new recruits in training to learn more about the process of becoming a Royal Marine, before meeting the Invictus Games racing team that Lympstone will use on the day for a team bonding exercise.

Harry arrived on a Marine Attack Helicopter Wildcat from the Royal Navy drawn from the Helicopter Command Force, which provides crucial air support to the Royal Marines.

He received a ceremonial welcome before meeting the recruits in the gym and in the command assault course.

Royalty left the Wildcat Marine Attack Helicopter of the Royal Navy before receiving a ceremonial welcome

Royalty left the Wildcat Marine Attack Helicopter of the Royal Navy before receiving a ceremonial welcome

Royalty left the Wildcat Marine Attack Helicopter of the Royal Navy before receiving a ceremonial welcome

After spending a decade serving in the Army, Harry is no stranger to military training centers and looked relaxed as he jumped from the helicopter.

After spending a decade serving in the Army, Harry is no stranger to military training centers and looked relaxed as he jumped from the helicopter.

After spending a decade serving in the Army, Harry is no stranger to military training centers and looked relaxed as he jumped from the helicopter.

Harry has used his role as a member of the royal family to draw public attention to the support that wounded, injured and sick men and women need throughout their rehabilitation process.

Harry has used his role as a member of the royal family to draw public attention to the support that wounded, injured and sick men and women need throughout their rehabilitation process.

Harry has used his role as a member of the royal family to draw public attention to the support that wounded, injured and sick men and women need throughout their rehabilitation process.

He spoke with the officers as he went to meet the new recruits, who are about to undergo his intense training.

He spoke with the officers as he went to meet the new recruits, who are about to undergo his intense training.

He spoke with the officers as he went to meet the new recruits, who are about to undergo his intense training.

Harry spent ten years working in the Armed Forces, completing his operational tasks in 2015. During his service, he led two service missions to Afghanistan with the British Army.

Harry spent ten years working in the Armed Forces, completing his operational tasks in 2015. During his service, he led two service missions to Afghanistan with the British Army.

Harry spent ten years working in the Armed Forces, completing his operational tasks in 2015. During his service, he led two service missions to Afghanistan with the British Army.

After serving in the British army for ten years, the Duke of Sussex says he is "passionate about promoting the welfare of those who serve or have served his country in the Armed Forces."

After serving in the British army for ten years, the Duke of Sussex says he is "passionate about promoting the welfare of those who serve or have served his country in the Armed Forces."

After serving in the British army for ten years, the Duke of Sussex says he is "passionate about promoting the welfare of those who serve or have served his country in the Armed Forces."

Harry has volunteered at the Army Personnel Recovery Unit in London, traveled with wounded men and women to the South Pole and the Arctic, and has supported a series of adventure challenges through his Endeavor Fund and organizing the Invictus Games.

Harry has volunteered at the Army Personnel Recovery Unit in London, traveled with wounded men and women to the South Pole and the Arctic, and has supported a series of adventure challenges through his Endeavor Fund and organizing the Invictus Games.

Harry has volunteered at the Army Personnel Recovery Unit in London, traveled with wounded men and women to the South Pole and the Arctic, and has supported a series of adventure challenges through his Endeavor Fund and organizing the Invictus Games.

The Duke looked smart in brown suede desert boots, beige chinos, and a jacket coat as he looked in the middle

The Duke looked smart in brown suede desert boots, beige chinos, and a jacket coat as he looked in the middle

The Duke looked smart in brown suede desert boots, beige chinos, and a jacket coat as he looked in the middle

After making a grand entrance in a helicopter, the Duke of Sussex walked through the center

After making a grand entrance in a helicopter, the Duke of Sussex walked through the center

After making a grand entrance in a helicopter, the Duke of Sussex walked through the center

Having assumed his new position last December, Harry is now meeting with the new recruits and is learning about his training.

Having assumed his new position last December, Harry is now meeting with the new recruits and is learning about his training.

Having assumed his new position last December, Harry is now meeting with the new recruits and is learning about his training.

The Duke of Sussex waits to inspect the troops at the Royal Marines Command Training Center

The Duke of Sussex waits to inspect the troops at the Royal Marines Command Training Center

The Duke of Sussex waits to inspect the troops at the Royal Marines Command Training Center

Prince Harry will explore the Center and meet new recruits in training to learn more about the process of becoming a Royal Marine

Prince Harry will explore the Center and meet new recruits in training to learn more about the process of becoming a Royal Marine

Prince Harry will explore the Center and meet new recruits in training to learn more about the process of becoming a Royal Marine

The Duke will also learn about the support services offered to Royal Marines, such as the on-site rehabilitation center, the Royal Marines charity and a family group called & # 39; Who Let The Dads Out & # 39 ;. In the photo, Harry arrives by helicopter

The Duke will also learn about the support services offered to Royal Marines, such as the on-site rehabilitation center, the Royal Marines charity and a family group called & # 39; Who Let The Dads Out & # 39 ;. In the photo, Harry arrives by helicopter

The Duke will also learn about the support services offered to Royal Marines, such as the on-site rehabilitation center, the Royal Marines charity and a family group called & # 39; Who Let The Dads Out & # 39 ;. In the photo, Harry arrives by helicopter

The association of the Duke of Edinburgh with the Royal Marines goes back 64 years to June 2, 1953, when he was appointed captain general in succession to the late King George VI

The association of the Duke of Edinburgh with the Royal Marines goes back 64 years to June 2, 1953, when he was appointed captain general in succession to the late King George VI

The association of the Duke of Edinburgh with the Royal Marines goes back 64 years to June 2, 1953, when he was appointed captain general in succession to the late King George VI

The Queen last year obtained her formal approval for the appointment of Prince Henry as Captain-General Royal Marines, succeeding the role of The Duke of Edinburgh.

The Queen last year obtained her formal approval for the appointment of Prince Henry as Captain-General Royal Marines, succeeding the role of The Duke of Edinburgh.

The Queen last year obtained her formal approval for the appointment of Prince Henry as Captain-General Royal Marines, succeeding the role of The Duke of Edinburgh.

The Duke of Sussex arrives in a wild helicopter AH1 with the 847 naval squadron

The Duke of Sussex arrives in a wild helicopter AH1 with the 847 naval squadron

The Duke of Sussex arrives in a wild helicopter AH1 with the 847 naval squadron

Harry received a ceremonial welcome at the Center before meeting the recruits in the gym and in the command assault course.

Harry received a ceremonial welcome at the Center before meeting the recruits in the gym and in the command assault course.

Harry received a ceremonial welcome at the Center before meeting the recruits in the gym and in the command assault course.

The Commando Training Center at Lympstone selects and trains all Royal Marines officers, recruits and reserves. On average, 1,300 recruits, 2,000 potential recruits and 400 potential officers attend training courses and training courses there each year.

The Commando Training Center at Lympstone selects and trains all Royal Marines officers, recruits and reserves. On average, 1,300 recruits, 2,000 potential recruits and 400 potential officers attend training courses and training courses there each year.

The Commando Training Center at Lympstone selects and trains all Royal Marines officers, recruits and reserves. On average, 1,300 recruits, 2,000 potential recruits and 400 potential officers attend training courses and training courses there each year.

The Duke will also face the Invictus Games racing team, which includes former Royal Marine commands Steve McCulley and Paul Vice MC, who will use Lympstone on the day for a team-joining exercise

The Duke will also face the Invictus Games racing team, which includes former Royal Marine commands Steve McCulley and Paul Vice MC, who will use Lympstone on the day for a team-joining exercise

The Duke will also face the Invictus Games racing team, which includes former Royal Marine commands Steve McCulley and Paul Vice MC, who will use Lympstone on the day for a team-joining exercise

Today Harry will also meet the Invictus Games racing team and see their specially adapted race cars

Today Harry will also meet the Invictus Games racing team and see their specially adapted race cars

Today Harry will also meet the Invictus Games racing team and see their specially adapted race cars

The Duke will also learn about the support services offered to Royal Marines, such as the on-site rehabilitation center, the Royal Marines charity and a family group called "Who Let The Dads Out" in which Marines families They take time to chat, play and have a cup of tea once a week.

Later, Harry will meet the Invictus Games racing team, which includes former Royal Marine commands Steve McCulley and Paul Vice MC.

The team consists of four former service personnel from Royal Marines, RAF and the Parachute Regiment, in addition to two professional drivers.

The Commando Training Center at Lympstone selects and trains all Royal Marines officers, recruits and reserves. On average, 1,300 recruits, 2,000 potential recruits and 400 potential officers attend training courses and courses there each year.

Harry will conclude the day at Lympstone with a ceremonial sword presentation on the center steps.

Prince Harry flew by helicopter to meet the Royal Marine recruits for the first time as his Captain General.

Prince Harry flew by helicopter to meet the Royal Marine recruits for the first time as his Captain General.

The Duke will also meet with a family group called "Who Let The Dads Out" in which Marines families take time to chat, play and have a cup of tea once a week.

The Duke will also meet with a family group called "Who Let The Dads Out" in which Marines families take time to chat, play and have a cup of tea once a week.

The Duke will also meet with a family group called "Who Let The Dads Out" in which Marines families take time to chat, play and have a cup of tea once a week.

A greeting was made after the Duke of Sussex inspected the troops

A greeting was made after the Duke of Sussex inspected the troops

A greeting was made after the Duke of Sussex inspected the troops

The Duke of Sussex is seen here meeting and conversing with the commandos in the Lympstone center

The Duke of Sussex is seen here meeting and conversing with the commandos in the Lympstone center

The Duke of Sussex is seen here meeting and conversing with the commandos in the Lympstone center

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