Founded in 1682 by King Charles II, the Royal Hospital Chelsea is not actually a hospital, but rather a home for retired soldiers known as Chelsea Pensioners. Applicants must be over 65 years of age and be "spouse-free". Many of the veterans who wear military uniforms have jobs in the residence, including as guides, gardeners, museum and chapel personnel.
In a sleeveless dress by British designer and former Spice Girls member Victoria Beckham, the First Lady held a "Be Best" chat with a group of uniformed schoolchildren and retirees with a scarlet back in the Great Hall of the Hospital.
"Why is your motto" Best? "One Student Asked Melania Trump."
"I want to help children, in everything they do, be the best to be the best, whatever your passion is, where you're focused ̵
Trump has officially launched" Be Best "at the White House earlier this year, focusing on children's well-being, combating opioid abuse and Focusing on social media.
While their husbands engaged in contentious debates, Trump and May shared a warm relationship, went through a chapel on the grounds, and created memory pins with the students and retirees.
Trump held hers handmade needle high: "What does mine look like? Is it alright? "
" Very professional, "said the Prime Minister's husband, inspecting their work.
The duo then joined the students and retiree outsiders for the lawn bowling, Trump expertly throwing the heavy ball over some Rounds.
"A little tougher, you know," one student said after a poor shot at the first lady, his criticism led to laughter.