See a few images of legionnaires from the French Foreign Legion during their eight-week-long Corporals course (CME), which took place in the 4th Foreign Regiment (4e RE), a training unit of the Legion based in Castelnaudary, southern France.
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Legionnaires from the Foreign Legion’s 2nd Foreign Infantry Regiment (2e REI) conducted an interoperability training exercise with U.S. Marine Corps membres from the Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response – Africa (SPMAGTF-CR-AF, based in Spain), at the end of May 2015.
Yesterday, on June 15, a ceremony conducted by the 2nd Foreign Infantry Regiment (2e REI) took place in Nimes (southern France) in honor to the re-establishment of the 5th Company.
A funny video made by a Russian legionnaire serving in the 1st Foreign Engineer Regiment (1er REG), one of the two engineer regiments of the French Foreign Legion, showing young legionnaires of this unit during their military lessons. You can see that even a legionnaire is not a Terminator-type killing machine and that he also needs to sleep a little bit…
On May 14, during Operation Kounama 3 taking place in the Salvador Pass of northern Niger (Sahara Desert, North Africa), the legionnaires from the French Foreign Legion’s 2nd Foreign Parachute Regiment (2e REP) seized 1,5 tons of drugs moved by rebels cooperating with regional, mostly Libyan extremists.