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In Pictures: Harry's progress
Prince Harry tackles an exercise
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Prince Harry tackled obstacle courses and rigorous exercises during his Regular Commissions Board four-day test
Prince Harry running
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The Etonian has always enjoyed sport and physical exercise
Prince Harry tackles an obstacle course
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Prince Harry has always had an interest in the military
Prince Harry with a young boy in Lesotho
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He has broadened his experience with time in southern Africa
Prince Harry in Lesotho
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Both princes have chosen to take challenging gap years
Prince William and Prince Harry at the unveiling of the Diana memorial
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The prince is already used to performing public duties
Prince Harry and Prince William after running in Sport Relief
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Moving into the military means a break from public life
Prince Harry plays polo
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Before he immerses himself in Army life, the prince will have a chance to sharpen his polo skills

The BBC's Jake Lynch
"A military career was always on the cards"


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