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Britain’s Prince Andrew, Duke of York (right), chats with American Medal of Honor recipient Tom Hudner and his wife Georgea, during a public wreath laying ceremony honoring the 100th anniversary of Naval Aviation on Thursday, December 1, 2011 on the Navy Memorial Plaza in Washington DC. Prince Andrew holds the actual rank of Commander and the honorary rank of Rear Admiral in the Royal Navy, in which he served as an active duty helicopter pilot and later instructor in helicopter flight. Thomas Jerome Hudner, Jr. is a retired officer of the United States Navy and a former naval aviator. Hudner rose to the rank of Captain and received the Medal of Honor for actions during the Battle of Chosin Reservoir in the Korean War.

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