Prince Charles taking the salute at Royal Mile military parade tomorrow

A parade of Scotland's Armed Forces and Veterans will recieve a Royal seal of approval in Edinburgh tomorrow, when Prince Charles, known in Scotland as His Royal Highness The Duke of Rothesay in Scotland, will take the salute and inspect the parade.

Members of all three Services in Scotland, from the Navy, the Scots Guards, The Royal Regiment of Scotland and the Royal Air Force will be joined by Veterans from The Royal British Legion Scotland.

The purpose of the parade is to mark Her Majesty The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Year in Scotland and to provide an opportunity to show public appreciation for the Armed Forces.

The parade will step off from Edinburgh Castle at 1200hrs on Wednesday 9th May and will march down the Royal Mile. His Royal Highness The Duke of Rothesay will take the salute in the Abbey Strand and the parade will enter the forecourt of The Palace of Holyroodhouse. His Royal Highness with then inspect the parade in front of the palace.

Members of the public are encouraged to watch the parade along the Royal Mile and at the palace gates. Music will be provided by the Pipes and Drums of The Royal Highland Fusiliers, 2nd Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland and The Band of The Royal Regiment of Scotland.

HRH The Duchess of Rothesay will accompany HRH The Duke of Rothesay to take the salute and inspect the parade.

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