WASHINGTON (CBSDC/AP) — Britain’s Prince Harry met with wounded service members and helped plant a tree at the British Ambassador’s residence in Washington during his first visit to the U.S. capital.
The 27-year-old Prince Harry is visiting Washington to accept an award for his charitable activities on behalf of wounded service members. He will receive the award at a dinner Monday night hosted by the Atlantic Council at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel.
Harry, who is training as a military helicopter pilot, has worked with a number of charities. They include Walking with the Wounded, a British charity that retrains and re-educates veterans, as well as Help for Heroes, which helps wounded servicemen and women.
The Atlantic Council is a Washington-based think tank. Its annual award ceremony is also honoring U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter.
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