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Prince Harry returns to UK from US training

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LONDON (AP) -

Royal officials say Prince Harry has returned to Britain following his helicopter training exercise in the U.S.

St. James's Palace says Harry completed his course in the U.S. and came back to the U.K. on Monday.

Harry spent two months training in the U.S -- first at the Naval Air Facility in El Centro, California, where he flew Apache helicopters in the desert near the Mexican border. He then went to the Gila Bend Air Force Auxiliary Field in southern Arizona, where the training included firing missiles, rockets and cannons from the helicopters.

The palace said Wednesday that Harry will now complete Apache training at the Royal Air Force base Wattisham Station.

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