The Duchess of Cambridge paid tribute to the British Armed Forces with new pictures from her private visits to Pirbright Training Academy in Surrey where she participated in training exercises and spoke to recruits at the end of last year.
Sharing the pictures, Kensington Palace wrote, “Today on Armed Forces Day, William and I would like to pay tribute to the brave men and women, past and present, serving in all of our armed forces, at sea, on land, and in the air, here in the UK and around the world. Thank you for all your and your family’s sacrifices to keep us safe. Last year, I was honored to spend time with the British Army to see how they train serving personnel and new recruits. It was wonderful to see first-hand the many important and varied roles the military plays day in, day out to protect us all, and I look forward to discovering more about the Royal Navy and Royal Air Force in due course.“
The Duchess of Cambridge spent time at the Pirbright Training Academy and the 101 Operational Sustainment Brigade at Abingdon Airfield in November last year as well as seeing how the 101st Operational Sustainment Brigade provides equipment and logistics support at Abingdon Airfield in Oxfordshire. The pictures are believed to be the clue of upcoming announcements from Buckingham Palace giving The Duchess of Cambridge some army positions.
While Catherine herself does not have any direct connection with the armed forces in past, she has always been connected to the army in one way or another – Her Grandfathers were Royal Air Force pilots who fought in World War II. Her Grandmother and her sister were code-decoders during World War II. The Duchess of Cambridge’s husband Prince William is an ex-Royal Air Force pilot.
The training sessions with the army, and various private and public visits to learn more about the armed forces shows that when The Duchess of Cambridge will receive any military position, she will understand the behind-the-picture emotions, requirements, and pressure. She signed off the Twitter message with ‘C’ and said – “I look forward to discovering more about the @RoyalNavy and @RoyalAirForceUK in due course.”
In the pictures, we saw The Duchess of Cambridge supporting their full military gear. In other pictures, she was wearing her Seeland Woodcock Advanced Women’s Jacket.
Underneath the jacket, she was wearing her Holland Cooper Country Shoulder-Panel Knit Sweater.
Paired with jeans were her Berghaus Supalite II Gortex Boots.
The news came after the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge received their first joint portrait that is on display at the Fitzwilliam Museum of Cambridge university.