Meghan Markle and Harry visit soldiers at US Army base to mark Armistice Day


Prince Harry and Meghan Markle visited Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in New Jersey, United States to reflect on commemoration day, meet military personnel and their partners

The couple traveled to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in New Jersey

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex joined members of the armed forces to mark Remembrance Day.

Harry and Meghan visited McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst Joint Base in New Jersey, United States, to reflect on the day of the commemoration.

On the day also known as Veterans Day in the United States, they met with the military and their partners.

A spokesperson for Archewell said former Army Officer Harry and the Duchess are “committed to remember, reflect and honor service members, veterans and service families around the world” .

The couple attended the Intrepid Museum gala, honoring serving members and their families before heading to McGuire’s-Dix-Lakehurst Joint Base, which is the Defense Department’s only three-service base.

They visited the base to reflect on Memorial Day in the UK and Veterans Day in the US.



More than 46,000 members of the armed forces and their families live on the base.

The Duke and Duchess hosted a lunch with soldiers from the six branches of the military.

A spokesperson for Archewell said: “Throughout their visit they are discussing[ed] mental health, community worth and living a life of service.

They spoke about mental health and the value of community



Meanwhile, Buckingham Palace has announced that the Queen will attend the Remembrance Sunday service at the cenotaph, but will miss the General Synod next week.

The 95-year-old monarch was ordered to rest by royal medics just over three weeks ago and spent a night in hospital on October 20 to undergo preliminary tests.

She returned to Windsor Castle on Tuesday after a long-planned weekend at her Sandringham estate in Norfolk.

Buckingham Palace said: “The Queen will attend the annual Remembrance Day service at the Cenotaph on Sunday 14 November.

As in previous years, Her Majesty will view the service from the balcony of the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office building.

“In view of recent advice from her doctors, the Queen has decided not to attend the general synodal service and the opening session on Tuesday, November 16.

“The Earl of Wessex will be attending as scheduled.”

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