Highest Military ranks for Prince Charles

The Prince of Wales has been awarded the highest rank in all three military services by the Queen.
The Prince of Wales has been awarded the highest rank in all three military services by the Queen. Credit: Chris Jackson/PA Wire/Press Association Images

The Prince of Wales has been awarded the highest rank in all three military services by the Queen.

The Queen today appointed Charles honorary five-star rank in all three services to acknowledge his support in her role as Commander-in-Chief.

He becomes a Field Marshal, Admiral of the Fleet and Marshal of the Royal Air Force in the honorary promotion decided by the Queen.

Two members of the royal family currently hold five-star rank - the Duke of Edinburgh in all three services and the Duke of Kent, who is a Field Marshal.

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