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4e RE: On a farm

October 20, 2014 · Posted in 4re

Some informal images from the farm (ferme) of the 1st Engaged Volunteer Company (1re CEV) of the 4th Foreign Regiment (4e RE), one of the three farms where volunteers spend their first 4 weeks of the French Foreign Legion’s four-month basic training.

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2e REG: Life in the mountains 2014

October 15, 2014 · Posted in 2reg

The 2nd Foreign Engineer Regiment (2e REG) of the French Foreign Legion offers a lot of snow to its legionnaires and a little bit of fun that civilians must to pay for. See really nice images from the only mountain regiment within the Legion, made by a Russian legionnaire during the Military Skier Certificate (Brevet de Skieur Militaire, BSM) course in 2014…

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4e RE visited by the Foreign Legion’s commander

September 26, 2014 · Posted in 4re

On 8 September 2014, the Foreign Legion’s new commander, major general Jean Maurin visited the 4th Foreign Regiment (4e RE). 4e RE is a training unit of the Legion, based in Castelnaudary, southern France. Major general Jean Maurin spent 2 days in 4e RE. Among other things, he visited the farms, where young volunteers start their basic training.

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