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Kate Middleton visits the Royal Air Force to meet with the evacuations from Kabul




Kensington Palace has announced that Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, will meet the military and civilians who helped evacuate the Afghans, as the Duchess will visit the RAF today to meet those who have flown more than 15,000 people from Kabul.

The Daily Mail said Middleton will also interview thousands of applicants for ARAP, Settlement and Assistance Policy, and their families.

During her visit, the Duchess - who attended her younger brother James's wedding in France at the weekend - will meet RAF crews and paramedics who have supported evacuees at Kabul airport.

It will also be introduced to the civilians and volunteers who have established a repatriation center in the RAF Brize Norton.

Operation Pitting involved every unit at the base, with personnel working alongside the Royal Navy, Army, local authorities and aid organizations in Afghanistan and the UK.

Brize Norton's entire fleet of RAF transport aircraft flew around the clock to support the evacuation, including a record flight of a RAF C17 Globemaster that carried 439 passengers from Kabul.

The aircraft involved in the operation also transported supplies ranging from clothes to baby food for the evacuees.
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