Watching the Jets: Prince George Joins Royal Family on Palace Balcony

Little Prince George joined other members of the royal family Saturday on the balcony of Buckingham Palace as jets flew over for the annual "Trooping the Colour." The tradition originates from preparations for battle, when flags were carried or "trooped" down the rank for soldiers to see and also celebrates the monarch's birthday.

The Royal Air Force Red Arrows make a flypast during the "Trooping The Colour" at Buckingham Palace. Tim Ireland / AP
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From left, Britain's Prince George, Prince William the Duke of Cambridge, Prince Harry, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Queen Elizabeth II stand on the balcony of Buckingham Palace following the Trooping the Colour on June 13. FACUNDO ARRIZABALAGA / EPA
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Prince George is held by a nanny as he waves through a window of Buckingham Palace. FACUNDO ARRIZABALAGA / EPA

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