Combat helicopter pilot Prince Harry of Britain along with Olympic swimming champion Missy Franklin joined an American naval officer who had been blinded in Afghanistan in launching the Warrior Games for wounded service members.
Britain’s Prince Harry and U.S. swimming superstar Missy Franklin are getting the Warrior Games off to a touching start, escorting a blind Navy officer to light the Olympic-style flame.
Britain’s Prince Harry charmed dozens of dignitaries, British expatriates and students and military officers at a cocktail party welcoming him to Colorado on Friday.
Britain’s Prince Harry will mingle with Olympians including Missy Franklin as well as British business executives, students and military officers living in Colorado before cheering on wounded servicemen and women at the Warrior Games on Saturday.
Prince Harry has arrived in the U.S. and will soon be in Colorado. When he arrives a woman who is not unfamiliar with being a princess will greet the third in line to the British throne in song.
Prince Harry will make an additional stop during his visit to Colorado later this month.
Britain’s Prince Harry is returning to the United States — but this time he’s skipping Las Vegas.
Michelle Obama began her second day of political campaigning in the West by reflecting on wildfires that have burned down hundreds of homes and charred huge sections of Colorado and other states in the region.
First lady Michelle Obama is meeting with campaign volunteers Monday for her husband’s re-election bid and delivering remarks at the opening ceremonies for the Warrior Games.
First lady Michelle Obama will speak Monday at the opening ceremony of the 2012 Warrior Games, a competition for more than 200 wounded, ill and injured military members and veterans.