Harry and the First Lady of the United States held an event for wounded soldiers

Harry and US First Lady Jill Biden will organize an online event for US wounded soldiers to attend the Warrior Sports Festival.

The White House announced on September 12 that the event, hosted by First Lady Jill Biden and Harry, will be open to athletes participating in the US Department of Defense’s Warriors Games, an event for US veterans who have been injured. wounded in battle.

According to a statement from the First Lady’s office, the 2021 Warriors Games were scheduled to open in person this week in Orlando, Florida, but were canceled to ensure the health and safety of the athletes and their families first. impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

This is an event of the US Department of Defense, first held in 2010, usually taking place every year to honor the resilience and dedication of US wounded and veterans.

Harry holds a book during a photo session in January 2020.  Photo: AP.

Harry holds a book during a photo session in January 2020. Photo: AP.

Harry’s invitation to the US Department of Defense’s Warrior Games may be because he is the founder of the Invictus Games, a multinational sporting event for disabled service members. In 2017, he received former US first lady Melania Trump to lead the country’s delegation to the Invictus Games.

After withdrawing from the British royal family and stopping official duties, Harry and Meghan moved to the US to live. The two have signed with many American producers to write books, make documentaries, and several shows.

Ngoc Anh (Follow AFP)


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