From young royal to soldier prince

Updated 7:18 PM ET, Tue March 27, 2012
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August 1995: Princess Diana and her son Harry attend an event commemorating VJ Day. AFP/Getty Images
September 1997: Prince William and Prince Harry bow their heads as the coffin carrying their mother Diana is taken out of Westminster Abbey. AFP/Getty Images
March 2003: Prince Harry plays the Wall Game, a traditional sport at Eton College. AFP/Getty Images
November 2003: Prince Harry celebrates after England won the Rugby World Cup final at the Olympic Park Stadium in Sydney. AFP/Getty Images
January 2005: A man reads a newspaper with a headline about Prince Harry wearing a Nazi uniform at a costume party. AFP/Getty Images
June 2005: Prince Harry takes part in the Trooping Of New Colours alongside his fellow officer cadets at the Royal Military Academy. AFP/Getty Images
January 2005: Prince William and Prince Harry help out at a Red Cross depot packing aid for victims of the Indian Ocean tsunami. AFP/Getty Images
April 2009: Prince Harry and Prince William attend the marriage of their father, Prince Charles, and Camilla Parker Bowles. AFP/Getty Images
May 2008: Prince Harry is pictured with ex-girlfriend Chelsy Davy leaving a service of remembrance and thanksgiving at a church in Windsor, England. AFP/Getty Images
January 2008: Prince Harry sits on his bed at Forward Operating Base Delhi, in Helmand province in Southern Afghanistan. AFP/Getty Images
October 2011: Prince Harry prepares his Apache helicopter to go out on a mission in El Centro, California.
March 2012: Prince Harry poses with sprinter Usain Bolt in Kingston, Jamaica. Getty Images