UPDATED! On 30 April 2015, the French Foreign Legion commemorated the 152nd anniversary of the Battle of Camerone. This day is known as Camerone Day (Camerone), the most important day for the Legion and its legionnaires. See the videos from 1er RE, 2e REI and 2e REG.
Legionnaires from the 2nd Foreign Infantry Regiment (2e REI) of Nimes conducted an amphibious landing exercise at Port Pothuau of Hyères, the oldest resort on the French Riviera in southeastern France.
In early April, legionnaires from the 1st Company of the French Foreign Legion’s 2nd Foreign Parachute Regiment (2e REP) jumped over the Salvador Pass of northern Niger, on the Niger’s border with Libya and Algeria, in the deep Sahara.
Eight legionnaires from the 2nd Foreign Infantry Regiment (2e REI) were naturalized during a ceremony which took place in the Hall of Honour of the regiment’s Command company, on April 10.
See some of the activities of the French Foreign Legion’s only cavalry unit, the 1st Foreign Cavalry Regiment (1er REC) and its legionnaires during March 2015.