specifically to visit with the Air Force members and others who worked to evacuate civilians from Afghanistan, after the Taliban gained control. Per Kensington Palace, the evacuation was the largest British humanitarian aid operation in 70 years, with the Royal Air Force helping 15,000 people leave Kabul. The Duchess of Cambridge also spent time with volunteers who helped support the evacuees upon their arrival in the UK.
Related StoryWhere Kate, William, And The Kids VacationedWhile touring the base, Kate took the opportunity to share some of her knowledge about the aircrafts. “She's so engaging and she's so lovely," said Wing Commander Calvin Bailey, per Murphy."She wanted to show that she had knowledge and understanding of the planes."
The Duchess of Cambridge toured the fuselage of a Royal Air Force C17 Globemaster, alongside members of the Air Force.STEVE PARSONSGetty Images"To meet the Duchess and for her to be so interested in and engaged with our stories was, was brilliant," Curtis continued."We’re serving our queen, our country, the royal family. And obviously to have that level of, the boss coming along and, and patting you on your back for the hard work was amazing." headtopics.com
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