Duchess of Cornwall visits The Rifles for first time since new Colonel-in-Chief appointment

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The Duchess of Cornwall made her first visit to the 5th Battalion, The Rifles, following her new appointment as Colonel-in-Chief. 

Her Royal Highness was greeted with a Royal fanfare as she arrived at Bulford Station in Wiltshire.

The Duchess then met riflemen and their families at the small reception on Friday (07/05).

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The service personnel have recently returned from Estonia.

Her Royal Highness also presented a number of non operational medals, in her new role, taking over from The Duke of Edinburgh. 

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