Prince Philip timeline: A look back at Philip’s best bits and biggest achievements | Royal | News (Reports)

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Prince Philip is likely most proud of his military and naval achievements and titles.

Although his career in the navy officially ended in 1951, he is still very closely connected to the Armed Forces.

The Duke was appointed Admiral of the Sea Cadet Corps, Colonel-in-Chief of the Army Cadet Force and Air Commodore-in-Chief of the Air Training Corps in 1952.

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The following year, 1953, he was promoted to Admiral of the Fleet and appointed Field Marshal and Marshal of the Royal Air Force.

Prince Philip is also Colonel-in-Chief, or colonel, of a number of British and overseas regiments.

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