According to sources from PEOPLE, British Prince Harry will be leaving the armed forces sometime this year to devout more time for his charity work in helping injured armed forces personnel and also pursue his passions in the continent of Africa where Lesotho is his particular interest. Known around the military as Captain Harry, his tenure with the British army involved two term of duties in Afghanistan where he served mainly in non-combatant roles. It was during his last tour in Afghanistan that he was secretly whisked to safety when it was learned that he became the target for a Taliban’s kidnap attempt.
The Prince is currently doing works for the injured servicemen and veterans on behalf of the British armed forces. Beside his charity works for the army and Africa, he was involved in the paralympics style Invictus Games where he is the royal patron.
The Prince and his brother Prince William are known to have spent a lot of time on projects in Africa. After his brother assumed more royal duties, Harry branched out on his own in his humanitarian projects in Lesotho. Harry’s leaving the army was first reported by the London Evening Standard, which says he would like to spend a lot of time in Africa, working on conservation projects and continuing to support his charity in Lesotho.
Africa will “always be part of his life, through Sentebale, his charity, and the love of the continent,” the source adds. “He will go there, of course.”