New t-shirt designs: Kepi blanc and War memorial

The two new t-shirt/sweatshirt/hoodie designs promoting the French Foreign Legion are available to purchase now. The first design is based on the Legion’s well-known symbol – Képi blanc (White kepi), worn only by legionnaires. The second design is based on the Foreign Legion’s famous Monument aux morts (War memorial – Monument to the dead), built in Algeria in 1930. Since 1962, the monument has been placed in 1er RE, the Legion’s headquarters based in Aubagne, southern France.

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1er RE: Trail 2014

The 1st Foreign Regiment (1er RE) of the French Foreign Legion organized the second year of the cross-country run open for legionnaires and officers from all of the Legion’s regiments, TRAIL 2014. See the official video…

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4e RE: On a farm

Some informal images from the farm (ferme) of the 1st Engaged Volunteer Company (1re CEV) of the 4th Foreign Regiment (4e RE), one of the three farms where volunteers spend their first 4 weeks of the French Foreign Legion’s four-month basic training.

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2e REG: Life in the mountains 2014

The 2nd Foreign Engineer Regiment (2e REG) of the French Foreign Legion offers a lot of snow to its legionnaires and a little bit of fun that civilians must to pay for. See really nice images from the only mountain regiment within the Legion, made by a Russian legionnaire during the Military Skier Certificate (Brevet de Skieur Militaire, BSM) course in 2014…

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