The Jordanian Armed Forces, also referred to as the Arab Army, with all of its branches, is under direct control of the King of Jordan, who is the Commander in Chief. With approximately 110,000 members, its considered to be among the most professional in the region,and is seen as particularly well trained and organized.
Jordanian forces have been integral to the Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC) founded in the mid of 1990, focusing on both internal security in support of the Middle East Peace Process and border security.
Prince Harry said
Time and time again, competitors from around the world tell me that sport has saved them; that the Invictus Games have given them a new lease on life; and that to represent their country again with fellow comrades is something they could only have dreamt of while lying in hospitals.