Meghan Markle: Prince Harry and I Were 'Overwhelmed' After Lili's Birth
Meghan Markle: Prince Harry and I Were 'Overwhelmed' After Lili's Birth“In June, my husband and I welcomed our second child,” the Duchess of Sussex, 40, wrote in the letter to U.S. Congress, published on Wednesday, October 20. “Like any parents, we were overjoyed. Like many parents, we were overwhelmed.
© Provided by People Lee Morgan Meghan Markle, Prince Harry
Prince Harry looked back on his own military service as he honored veterans at the 2021 Salute to Freedom gala Wednesday night in New York City ahead of Veterans Day in the U.S. and Remembrance Day in the U.K.
In prepared remarks shared at the Intrepid Museum, Harry discussed the isolation service members often feel when returning home, and stressed the importance of supporting veterans.
"My experience in the military made me who I am today, and I will always be grateful for the people I got to serve with — wherever in the world we were," said Harry, who served a decade in the British army and two tours in Afghanistan.
Meghan Markle's ex-husband Trevor Engelson welcomes baby #2
Trevor, 44, and his wife Tracey Kurkland announced that they've welcomed a daughter named Sienna Lee. 'I don't know what I did right, but I'm the luckiest guy I know,' Trevor said.The Hollywood producer, 44, announced the happy news on his private Instagram account, revealing that Tracey delivered a baby girl named Sienna.
"But in war, you also see and experience things you hope no one else has to," he said. "These stay with us, sometimes like a slideshow of images." © Provided by People Lee Morgan Prince Harry, Meghan Markle
RELATED: Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Go Red Carpet Glam at Intrepid Museum in N.Y.C. to Honor Veterans
Gallery: All The Fairytale Photos of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's Rare Red Carpet Appearance (E! News)
Harry said that he created the Invictus Games "to honor the legacy of those who have given so much" as well as to show "that the men and women who have experienced service injuries, as well as their families, are the strongest people in the world...and they deserve a platform to be seen, a platform to be recognized, and a platform to be truly celebrated."
Meghan Markle DID co-operate with Finding Freedom authors, court hears
The Duchess of Sussex's denials that she cooperated with the authors of Finding Freedom were contradicted by evidence from former aide Jason Knauf, it was alleged.The Duchess of Sussex's denials that she cooperated with the authors of Finding Freedom - the controversial biography that unleashed a new wave of revelations about the Sussexes' strained relationship with the Royal Family and Megxit, were contradicted by evidence from her former communications chief at Kensington Palace, Jason Knauf, it was alleged.
© Lee Morgan Meghan Markle, Prince Harry
Can't get enough of PEOPLE's Royals coverage? Sign up for our free Royals newsletter to get the latest updates on Kate Middleton, Meghan Markle and more!
He then went on to welcome the 2021 Intrepid Valor Award honorees, who he said "are part of an everlasting bond. You are part of the team of teams. And we will always have your backs. You are not alone."
Harry and Meghan Markle dazzled earlier in the evening when they arrived on the red carpet. © Provided by People Lee Morgan
RELATED: The Story Behind the Royals' 'Intimate Connection' to Remembrance Day, More Than 100 Years Later
Harry sported a classic black suit and bow tie pinned with four medals and the cross for Knight Commander of Royal Victorian Order around his neck. Meghan wore a show-stopping red gown by Carolina Herrera with coordinating heels by Giuseppe Zanotti. Both adorned their outfits with a red poppy, the symbol used since 1921 to commemorate military members who have died in war.
At one point, a reporter asked Meghan if she was proud of Harry. "I'm always proud of him," she answered.
The Intrepid Museum's Salute to Freedom gala recognizes extraordinary leadership and honors the men and women who serve, and raises money for the Intrepid's educational program for students and programs to support veterans.
Meghan Markle Speaks Out After Winning Court Appeal in Privacy Battle Over Letter to Her Dad .
"This is a victory not just for me, but for anyone who has ever felt scared to stand up for what's right," Meghan said in a statement after the ruling was delivered in London on Thursday morning . "While this win is precedent setting, what matters most is that we are now collectively brave enough to reshape a tabloid industry that conditions people to be cruel, and profits from the lies and pain that they create," she continued.