On United Kingdom Armed Forces Day, Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, shared photos of herself dressed in full military gear.
The images went live on the official Instagram account of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. The first slide showed Kate Middleton in head-to-toe army gear, leaning over as she seemingly inspects a piece of equipment. In the following image, she is seen donning a helmet while in a tank, visible only from the neck.
In the caption, the Duchess wrote: “Today on the day of the armed forces, William and I wish to pay tribute to the brave men and women, past and present, who served in all our armed forces, at sea, on land and in the air. , here in the UK and around the world. Thank you for everything you and your families sacrifice to keep us safe.”
She also said she was honored to spend time with the British Academy to see how they train waiting staff and new recruits. “It was great to see first-hand the many important and varied roles the military plays day in and day out to protect us all, and I look forward to discovering more about the @RoyalNavy and @RoyalAirForceUK in due course” she added.
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Several internet users responded to the message. “Camo looks good for the Duchess,” commented one user. Another gushed about Kate Middleton’s glowing tribute to the British armed forces, saying, “I can’t think of a better advocate.” “This photo shows what real royalty looks like!” wrote third.
Meanwhile, according to People, the photos come just days after Prince William and Kate Middleton attended the unveiling of their first official portrait. The Duke and Duchess got to see the painting when they saw it in person during a visit to the Fitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge in Cambridgeshire, where it will be on display for the next three years.