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2e REI: Infernal Run

July 20, 2014 · Posted in 2rei

Last month, in June 2014, the 2nd Foreign Infantry Regiment (2e REI) of the French Foreign Legion organized the first year of a 9 km (6 miles) long run with several obstacles, the Infernal Run. More than 600 legionnaires, mainly from 2e REI, participated in. However, as being said, Infernal Run is open to legionnaires from all regiments across the Legion. The run continues in the regiment’s traditional Cross Country run, taking place on El Mungar Day (the 2e REI’s legendary battle anniversary) of September 2.

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Foreign Legion: Bastille Day Military Parade 2014

July 16, 2014 · Posted in 1re, 1reg, bastille day, music

On July 14, the Bastille Day Military Parade (Défilé militaire du 14 Juillet) passed down the Champs-Elysées, Paris. As always, the Foreign Legion took part in the parade. See the legionnaires from the Foreign Legion Music Band and the 1st Foreign Engineer Regiment (1er REG), accompanied by the Foreign Legion Pioneers, marching together down the street in front of the French president.

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