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…
Legionnaires and Marines were familiarizing themselves with foreign weapons, trained live fire ranges, ordinance familiarization, EOD tactics and military operations conducted in urban areas.
2e REI: Training for African deployment with US Marines
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2e REI and US Marines exercise – official video
2e REI and US Marines trained together
US Marines and Legionnaires in Tonga