The only daughter of Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Princess Anne is celebrating her seventieth birthday today. If due to the global pandemic, the latter will not have the right to a big birthday party, she has however received two military promotions. The Queen has indeed approved the promotion of her daughter in the Royal Army and the Royal Air Force. The mother of Peter Phillips and Zara Phillips was promoted to the rank of general in the army and chief of the air in the air force. These appointments allow him to align his ranks in the Army and Air Force with his rank in the Royal Navy.
While Princess Anne has been an admiral in the Royal Navy for several years, it was during her promotions that the Ministry of Defense stressed that the sister of Princes Charles, Andrew and Edward had “enormously supported” the forces. British for several years. He said: “This promotion on the occasion of his 70th anniversary recognizes his invaluable contribution and commitment to the military.” Last February, as Prince Harry revealed his intention to step down from his duties with the Royal Family, Princess Anne was already recovering the post of Captain General of the Royal Marines.
A small birthday party
Due to the global pandemic, Princess Anne will not be able to celebrate her birthday with all of her friends so as not to take any risks. His son-in-law, Mike Tindall, told The One Show that they had planned to celebrate in Scotland, but that they had been forced to change their plans: “It’s a shame. I’m sure we’ll do something. with her family to celebrate her incredible 70 years, she is just an amazing woman in terms of the work she can do in the year. ” Close to his mother-in-law, the rugby player however added: “We are going to do something, I do not know yet if she knows it, so my lips are sealed!”
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