See a nice, though unofficial, personally made video clip presenting the 2nd Company (called Mountain Company due to its mountain warfare specialization) of the Foreign Legion’s 2nd Foreign Parachute Regiment (2e REP), its only airborne regiment, based on the island of Corsica.
Between 7 and 11 July of 2014, US Marines from a battalion of the 8th Marine Regiment, attached to the Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response (SP-MAGTF Crisis Response), trained with the Foreign Legion’s 2nd Foreign Infantry Regiment (2e REI) at Camp des Garrigues, an urban warfare military camp near Nimes, France. See 4 videos…
A hardly known self-governing, autonomous motorized infantry unit of the French Foreign Legion, established in 1949 to guard the Fezzan region of Libya, being under the French administration. The 3rd Legion Saharan Motorized Company (3e CSPL), one of the four legendary Saharan motorized companies of the Legion. In the late 1950s, 3e CSPL left Libya to participate in the Algerian War.
On July 22, 2014, legionnaires from the 1st Foreign Engineer Regiment (1er REG), participated in the ceremony to honor their comrade-in-arms, Adjudant-chef Dejvid Nikolic killed in Mali on July 14, promoted posthumously to the Major rank. The ceremony took place at Quartier General Rollet of Laudun, 1er REG’s garrison… Two videos.
On July 14, 2014, the French firemen (sapeurs-pompiers) of the Northern Defence and Security Zone (Zone de défense et de sécurité Nord) of northern France, participating for the first time in the Bastille Day Parade, met the legionnaires in a street of Paris and cheered them with a “standing ovation”.