A Caporal-chef (Senior corporal) from the 2nd Foreign Engineer Regiment (2e REG) of the Foreign Legion was killed during live firing exercise at Camp des Guarrigues, a military camp located near Nimes (southern France), on March 23. The exercise was conducted to train legionnaires before joining Operation Berkhane in Mali in May 2015.
In French Guiana, legionnaires from the 3rd Foreign Infantry Regiment (3e REI) of the French Foreign Legion protects the Guiana Space Center (Centre spatial guyanais, CSG) based at Kourou, under the terms of Operation Titan. See the fresh videos launched by the French Army.
While part of the 3rd Company (3e CIE) of the 1st Foreign Engineer Regiment (1er REG) is being placed in French Polynesia in the Pacific now, the 1st Platoon of 3e CIE moved to Djibouti (a country located northwest of Somalia, in the Horn of Africa) on its four-month-long mission, at the end of 2014.
A very nice photo slideshow of a Corporal course conducted by the French Foreign Legion’s 3rd Foreign Infantry Regiment (3e REI) in the jungle of French Guiana, South America. Make a time for this more than 20 minutes long great video.
A very nice video from French Guiana. As noted in FFL December 2014 Operations, the Reconnaissance and Support Company (CEA) of the 2nd Foreign Infantry Regiment (2e REI) was sent to serve in French Guiana for four months (09/14 – 01/15), on the so called Short Period Mission (Mission de Courte Durée, MCD).
The Foreign Legion Museum will organize a temporary exhibition called The Legion during the Victory (La Légion dans la Victoire). The exhibition is dedicated to the legionnaires and Foreign Legion’s units participating in the liberation of France in 1944-1945. It opens to the public on April 15 and continues on view through August 30, 2015.
The legionnaires from the 2nd Foreign Parachute Regiment (2e REP) of the French Foreign Legion took part in IDEX 2015, the International Defence Exhibition and Conference taking place in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE).