Prince Harry Is About to Receive a *Very* Prestigious Award

The duke is one of four honorees

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Prince Harry is about to join a *very* exclusive club. 

According to People, the Duke of Sussex, 39, is one of the four honorees who will be inducted at the 21st annual Living Legends of Aviation Awards, which will take place in Beverly Hills on January 19. Oh, and did we mention that actor John Travolta will host the ceremony?

Per the official press release, the prestigious award recognizes the “remarkable people of extraordinary accomplishment in aviation/aerospace.” In case you didn’t know, Harry served as a helicopter pilot during his ten years of military service in the British Army. In 2010, the royal received his Flying Wings for completing the Army Pilot Course with the Army Aviation Centre.

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In his bombshell memoir, Spare, Harry opened up about his time in the military. Back in January 2023, the royal appeared on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert and explained why he chose to include his military service in the tell-all book. “I think the most important thing here is, not only the context, but the reason why I decided to share this in my book,” he said at the time. 

Harry continued, “To the vets here and to the civilians here—which this may feel as though this is slightly a weird conversation to have, especially on this show of all shows—I made a choice to share it, because having spent nearly two decades working with veterans all around the world, I think the most important thing is to be honest and to be able to give space to others to be able to share their experiences without any shame.”

What a huge honor for the duke.

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