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Prince Harry pays respects at Arlington, visits injured soldiers at Walter Reed

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Prince Harry of Great Britain, wearing his British Army uniform in his role as Captain Harry Wales, visits Section 60 of Arlington National Cemetery, where veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are buried, on May 10, 2013 in Arlington Va. During his visit to the US, Prince Harry will be undertaking engagements on behalf of charities with which he is closely associated, on behalf also of HM Government, with a central theme of supporting injured service personnel from the UK and US forces.

By Eun Kyung Kim, TODAY

Prince Harry paid tribute to fallen American military personnel during a solemn trip Friday to Arlington National Cemetery.

The prince, a helicopter pilot in Britain’s Royal Air Force, laid a wreath and a handwritten note on the grave of one soldier in Section 60, the burial ground for soldiers killed in Iraq and Afghanistan.

"To my comrades-in-arms of the United States of America, who have paid the ultimate sacrifice in the cause of freedom,” read the note, which was signed, “Captain Harry Wales." Continue reading

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Prince Harry shakes hands with a wounded soldier during his visit to the Military Advanced Training Center at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center treating wounded soldiers undergoing physical therapy on May 10, 2013 in Bethesda, Md.

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