Prince Harry Is About To Take On A Major Life Change

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He's only 30, but Prince Harry is ready to retire. 

The royal confirmed yesterday that he will leave the British Armed Forces after 10 years of military service, the BBC reports. He is set to finish his military career in June following a four-week secondment with the Australian Defence Force.

The prince, who served two tours in Afghanistan, called the move a "really tough decision" in a statement released by Kensington Palace.

"I consider myself incredibly lucky to have had the chance to do some very challenging jobs and have met many fantastic people in the process," he said. "From learning the hard way to stay onside with my Colour Sergeant at Sandhurst, to the incredible people I served with during two tours in Afghanistan, the experiences I have had over the last 10 years will stay with me for the rest of my life. For that I will always be hugely grateful."  

Following his retirement, Prince Harry is expected to take on volunteer work, including conservation projects in Africa and meeting with disabled veterans in the U.K. Perhaps he'll also make a little time for playing with his new niece or nephew?


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