Prince Harry Adds Additional Stop During Colorado Visit
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4)– Prince Harry will make an additional stop during his visit to Colorado later this month.
The third in line to the British throne added a visit on May 11 to the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs.
Prince Harry, 28, will also appear at a cycling competition at the Air Force Academy on May 12. That event is open to the public.
Harry, a longtime supporter of charities that rehabilitate war veterans, will attend several events at the 2013 Warrior Games, a competition in which veteran athletes from both Britain and the United States take part.
Harry recently spent 20 weeks in Afghanistan as co-pilot gunner on an Apache attack helicopter.
His May 9-15 visit will also include trips to the East Coast with stops at Arlington National Cemetery, Walter Reed National Medical Center and an exhibition on Capitol Hill about land mine clearance, a favorite subject of his late mother, Princess Diana. He will also visit areas in New Jersey hard hit by Hurricane Sandy.
Harry will also play in the Sentebale Polo Cup in Greenwich, Connecticut. Sentebale — which means “forget-me-not” — is a charity founded by Harry and Lesotho’s Prince Seeiso that helps children struggling with poverty in the tiny southern African country.
On his last U.S. visit, the third-in-line to the British throne stormed last year into the headlines when he was caught frolicking in the nude with a woman after an alleged game of strip billiards in his Las Vegas hotel room.