'Remarkable' Prince Harry! The Royal Is Hailed a 'Beacon of Hope' for Wounded Veterans

Prince Harry is continuing to cement his role as a champion of veterans around the world.

The prince, who turns 31 on Sept. 15, is “a beacon of hope” for wounded warriors, says Kirstie Ennis, one of two U.S. Marines set to participate in the inaugural Walk of Britain, which kicks off Saturday in Scotland.

Ennis, 24, and Andrew Bement, 32, are the only Americans in the group of six making the 1,000-mile walk over the next 10 weeks.

New Book Reveals How Prince Harry Developed a 'Lifelong Passion for Africa' as a Young Boy

Africa has long been a place of deep meaning for the royal family: In 1952, a then-25-year-old Princess Elizabeth was on safari in Kenya when she learned that her father, King George VI, had died – thus beginning her record-breaking reign. In 2010, Prince William proposed to his then-girlfriend, Kate Middleton, in Kenya.

Prince Harry Hangs with Baby Rhinos on African Conservation Trip – and He Has a Beard!

Prince Harry has come out of hiding – and he’s sporting some new scruff!

The royal, 30, has been keeping out of the spotlight since late June, when he left for Africa for a three-month-long “dream job” working with conservation efforts in Namibia after completing his 10-year-long career in the British military.

Two Crowns Are Better Than One! Prince William and Princess Kate Join Forces in Mental Health Support

Life never stands still for Prince William.

The second-in-line to the British throne only started work with the East Anglian Air Ambulance in March, but he’s already looking to shape the role he will play when Queen Elizabeth scales back her workload in the next couple of years.

Buy Prince Harry's 'Gold' Bike – for Just $240

When Prince Harry visited New Zealand in May, he was welcomed with Maori greetings, warm Kiwi hugs and many local gifts – one of which, a golden bicycle, he was unable to take back home to the U.K.

'Passionate' Prince Harry Gets Close to Rhinos in Africa – and Strikes a Blow to Poachers, Government Minister Tells PEOPLE

Prince Harry’s dream job has brought him nose-to-horn with the animals he’s working to help, PEOPLE has learned.

The royal conservation activist, 30, has been helping de-horn rhinos – an approach meant to thwart poachers – and immersing himself in the local culture in Namibia during his conservation tour of Africa.

'Easygoing' Prince Harry Just 'One of the Joes,' Says Invictus Games Competitor

Prince Harry is bringing his Invictus Games to Orlando – and if it’s anything like the inaugural Games in London last fall, the competition promises to be fierce.

Royal #TBT! See 'Sweetheart' Princess Diana and a Young Will and Harry Ride Splash Mountain at Walt Disney World

Take an intimate look inside life at home with the royals! Prince William shares surprising details and opens up about the juggling act between royal and private life. Subscribe now to hear what he has to say about his lovely little family in this exclusive new interview only in PEOPLE!