Queen attends Westminster Abbey service to commemorate RAF's centenary

Brenda Watkins
July 14, 2018

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex joined Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, Queen Elizabeth, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince Charles and Duchess Camilla at the RAF Centenary where they all attended a Royal Air Force Westminster Abbey service. That Brooch is the highest award any female cadet can receive, so it's a sweet sartorial tribute. She wore a gorgeous pastel blue dress by Alexander McQueen with her RAF brooch pinned to her lapel.

Lastly, the members of the Royal Family watched a presentation of the RAF 100 Relay, which had been carried throughout the United Kingdom for the last 100 days. Look familiar? It should, as it's the same Alexander McQueen design she wore three times before in a creamy white shade for Prince Harry's and Meghan Markle's wedding in May, Trooping the Colour in 2017 and Princess Charlotte's christening in 2015.

She further remembered her father George VI, who became the first member of the Royal Family to qualify as a Royal Air Force pilot.

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Those recognised as the founders of the RAF include Lieutenant General Sir David Henderson and Lord Hugh Trenchard - the first chief of the air staff.

It was another huge moment for Meghan, who has been adapting to life as a member of the royal family since she married Harry at Windsor Castle on May 19.

DOMINIC LIPINSKI/PA WIRE/PA IMAGES The family at Prince Louis' christening on July 9. But when she traveled to Dublin, Ireland, the Duchess of Sussex was photographed in a rich forest green ensemble. We'll, of course, let you know if they do. "I think there is a very close personal connection as well as clearly that important connection between the Sovereign and her armed forces".

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