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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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1er REC: The last parade before leaving Orange

July 13, 2014 · Posted in 1rec

On July 9, 2014, the 1st Foreign Cavalry Regiment (1er REC) of the Foreign Legion organized the last parade in Orange, its garrison since 1967, just before leaving it. The last parade took place in the streets of Orange to say the last goodbye to the public. The regiment was placed in the Carpiagne military camp near Marseille, on July 11. Watch the singing legionnaires parading in the streets of Orange…

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